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Health Care Competition

The Big Gamble in Health Care: Would Competition Outdo Government in Controlling Costs?

Scott Bittle | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Scott Bittle

There's no reason to believe that private market competition is a magic potion that will cure our health care problems, nor is it necessarily "the Swiss menace," to quote Krugman's wonderful tongue-in-cheek phrasing.

No True Competition Among Health Insurers

nytimes.com | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consider the following health insurance plan. It refuses to pay for certain medical care and then doesn't offer a clear explanation. It does pay for ...