Tag Archives: healthcare

Health Care Plan Comparison

The Wall Street Journal did a nice job summarizing the various health care plans floating around in Congress.  Here’s the summary.

Note the completely useless options offered by House Republicans on most of the major issues.  They do nothing to reduce either healthcare inflation or the rising numbers of uninsured who lack access to high quality, affordable medical care.

Emracing Rationing

While I settle in to married life, I’ll resume posting articles of an interesting nature (to me, at least).  Here’s one I just read today.

A NY Times article out today argues for the use of “rationing” in health care.  The author argues that any system we work in today already rations, purely on an “ability-to-pay” basis, and recommends re-evaluating whether that makes sense in a world of expensive treatments that may provide limited “value”.