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A Health-Care Solution

Mona Charen

The pre-Obamacare health-care system was not a free market for health care at all but a peculiar hybrid with distorting incentives created by bad government policy…Because it was a form of compensation and not true insurance, health coverage became ever more expansive and expensive. Employees were shielded from the true cost of what they were consuming and accordingly failed to economize.

Full article on NRO:

I have often expressed my belief that technology and free market competition has a far better chance of creating effective health-care reform that top down command and control from Washington. The linked article gives a good quick review of the policies that got us in this mess and then offers a relatively simple market based solution.

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