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Dr. Jon C. George, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, 9th Floor Parkinson Pavilion, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140
The House of Representatives recently introduced its Health Care Reform Bill that is labeled America's Affordable Health Choices Act. It seeks to provide affordable health care for all Americans and curb medical expense growth by offering coverage and choice, affordability, shared responsibility, prevention and wellness measures, and workforce investments. However, it fails to address the escalating threat of medical liability, the lack of patient accountability, and the absence of outcome measures in health care delivery that may jeopardize the cost and quality of accessible medical care.