Category Archives: Politics

Is Health Insurance Worth It?

Current health insurance options don’t make sense for many Americans. Why pay high premiums for services that you don’t even use? Health insurance does make sense for catastrophic events like a traffic accident injury that could bankrupt you if you aren’t covered. … Continue reading

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How The Supreme Court Doomed PPACA To Failure

In this excerpt from Regulation: The Cato Review of Business and GovernmentThomas Lambert of the Cato Institute perfectly sums up why we have such expensive healthcare in the United States.  When third party payers (Medicare and Insurance companies) pay for … Continue reading

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Future Predictions for Healthcare in America

According to the recent Presidential vote, we as a nation do in fact wish to nationalize healthcare.  We do believe that a larger federal government is the answer to our woes and finally, it is ok to ask for more … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way Back From Washington….

Well, not really funny but it did happen.  September 10th, 2012 marked my third meeting with the Physicians Counsel For Responsible Reform (PCRR) which is a physicians caucus to discuss health care recommendations to the (mostly) republican physician congressmen currently … Continue reading

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Doctor Shortage May Swell to 130,000 With Caps

“Does anyone in this country beleive in a free market economy anymore? Here are some ideas. Why don’t my professional membership organizations such as the ACP, AMA or state Medical Associations start a volunteer fund that will use the monetary … Continue reading

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What Should Replace the Affordable Care Act?

In my prior piece, I explained that health insurance plans and government programs shield patients from the true cost of services provided, leading to expensive healthcare by creating artificial supply and demand curves.  Individual patients and proper market dynamics will … Continue reading

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How Perverse Market Forces Contributed to Counterfeit Cancer Medication Arrival To United States Patients

This is a story involving socialized healthcare, price controls, supply reality, poor judgement, protectionism, arbitrage, and greed. A special report feature in Friday, July 20th’s Wall Street Journal explains how fake cancer drugs entered the United States.  This story highlights how … Continue reading

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