Research Projects – Health
The Society of Actuaries' Health Section is pleased to make available a research report measuring the annual frequency of medical errors in the United States and the total measurable cost to the United States economy of these errors. This effort is based upon an analysis of an extensive health care claim database and supplementary information.
The report was authored by Jon Shreve, Jill Van Den Bos, Travis Gray, Michael Halford, Karan Rustagi, and Eva Ziemkiewicz of Milliman, Inc.
The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors
Appendix B - The Economic Measurement of Medical Errors
The Health Section would like to thank the members of the Project Oversight Group for their valuable input:
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