Will Prop 46 Opponents Thwart Doctor Drug Testing, Increased Cap on Negligence Suits?

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Should doctors have to take random drug tests? Should they have to make sure addicted patients can’t get too many prescriptions? Should the limit on damages for medical malpractice be raised for the first time in 39 years? Those are the three provisions of Proposition 46, the Patients Protection Act, on the November ballot. We discuss the pros and cons.

Credits

Guests:
April Dembosky - KQED - @adembosky, Bob Pack - author of Proposition 46 - @troyandalana, Louise McCarthy - Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County - @CCALAC

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Claire Martin, Gideon Brower