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Wednesday, April 16, 2008
WSJ.com - The Health Insurance Mafia
Most discussions about the rising cost of health care emphasize the need to get more people insured. The assumption seems to be that insurance – rather than the service delivered by doctor to patient – is the important commodity.
But perhaps the solution to much of what currently plagues us in health care rests on a radically different approach: fewer people insured.
The health insurance model is closest to the parasitic relationship imposed by the Mafia...
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