Maintaining Colorado's stable tort environment to protect access to care and reduce costs is a top priority of the Colorado Medical Society and COPIC. Starting in July, COPIC released a three-part tort education series to illustrate how and why Colorado's Health Care Availability Act was established, key components of Colorado tort reform, and important legal terms for physicians to know. Access the series through the links below. Visit COPIC's Legislative Action Center for more education on the issues. Legislative advocacy by physicians is crucial to your practice of medicine. Get involved with CMS by contacting


Part 1 - Tort Reform 101: Colorado’s Health Care Availability Act

Part 2 - Notable Tort Reforms within HCAA

Part 3 - Differences Between Negligence and Adverse Medical Outcomes

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