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Thoughts on Health Care

Health care is the epitome of many political solutions where the anointed wish to provide benefits (in exchange for votes) without paying for them. They create Rube Goldberg systems of cross subsidies, mandates, tax benefits and penalties, and regulation to…

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“Access to a waiting list is not access to health care”

The premise of the very need for health care reform of the nature of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is based on flawed analysis and myths. Myth #1 Access to health insurance is synonymous to access to health care. Plenty of…

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A Better Diagnosis of the Health Care Problem

Greedy insurance companies, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, and doctors in 10,000 square foot mansions make convenient targets for the escalating health care costs.  One could also fault intrusive government regulations and mandates and a few may actually credit the…

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