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In the News: How to Reprivatize Health Care
Could a more free-market approach to health care reform lead to lower-cost solutions to its current problems and failures? Professor Robert E. Wright of Augustana College explains one alternative to the current system in The Examiner that takes a more economically free approach.
Health care is a complicated market. One consequence of its complexity is that government meddling can easily stymie innovations that could improve patient treatment. Insurance policies and institutional forms that could decrease costs by better aligning the incentives of providers, insurers and patients, for example, are either banned outright, or so unlikely to receive approval in today’s highly uncertain policy environment that even the bravest innovators shy away.” –Dr. Robert Wright
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