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What Is Defensive Medicine?

This short video will explain, from the physician’s perspective, what defensive medicine is and why it happens.

Why Physicians Practice Defensive Medicine

This eBook summarizes the findings of a series of national physician surveys on the economic and non-economic impacts of defensive medicine.

Can We Eliminate Defensive Medicine

Patients for Fair Compensation—a nonpartisan Section 501(c)(4) organization—is seeking to replace our broken medical liability system with a no-blame, administrative compensation system. A Patients’ Compensation System will lower healthcare costs by eliminating the practice of defensive medicine, saving up to $650 billion per year nationally in unnecessary costs.