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Health care system needs more freedom and competition, not less

Another take on “health care reform.” With the supreme court ruling and coming elections health care will continue to be in the news and it will continue to have a profound impact on our profession and our personal lives.

…the orthodox view is that to shield people with serious medical needs from undue financial hardship, we must suppress the normal workings of a free market — supply and demand, competition, flexible prices. There’s just one problem with this approach: It doesn’t work.

via Health care system needs more freedom and competition, not less – Boston.com.

This article defines the problems with health care and examines how the system in Massachusetts (which many see as a sample of how a national system might work) has failed to accomplish what was intended.

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