The Economics of Health Care and Health Insurance
By D. Eric Schansberg
This article appeared in the Winter 2013/14 issue of The Independent Review.
Are government regulations and subsidies necessary for the provision of health care and health insuranceor could an unfettered market provide them? Economic theory suggests several factors that might prevent a free market in health services from performing like the competitive-market ideal, but concerns about them are overblown.
Economic PolicyEconomyFree Market EconomicsHealth and HealthcareHealth InsuranceHealth Savings AccountsPublic Choice
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