2:07 PM EST
Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-TX

Mrs. HUTCHISON. Talk about liability, I have real statistics. I hear the other side say: Oh, we are going to lower the cost; that is what health care reform is about, lowering the cost of health care so more people will have access to affordable options. Yet the main one that is clearly available is medical malpractice reform, tort reform.

I know the Senator from Nevada has an amendment, and I am a cosponsor. Let me give some statistics about how we could save money.