Q: Will my medical insurance cover my costs if I am a victim of medical malpractice?
A: Health insurance is supposed to cover the costs of whatever medical care you need, regardless of the cause. It does not provide damages for pain and suffering, permanent impairment, loss of income, etc., caused by medical malpractice. Those types of damages are what malpractice claims are for, and are paid by the doctor's medical malpractice insurer.
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