Although Americans strongly support medical privacy, recent legislation expands access to individually identifiable medical records without patient permission. How these laws came to pass is a lesson in the political tactics of misrepresentation, tying controversial laws to popular causes, and incrementalism.
|Other Independent Review articles by Charlotte Twight|
|Fall 2017||Passing the Affordable Care Act: Transaction Costs, Legerdemain, Acquisition of Control|
|Winter 2016||Through the Mist: American Liberty and Political Economy, 2065|
|Fall 2015||DoddFrank: Accretion of Power, Illusion of Reform|
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