Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis (Hardcover)

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A no-nonsense approach to health care, this book takes the Affordable Care Act to task and rejects Barack Obamas vision. Arguing that the United States should create a market for sick people, in which health plans vigorously compete to solve the problems of diabetics, asthmatics, heart patients, cancer patients, and others with high expected health care costs, this book maintains that every example of a center of excellence--producing high-quality, low-cost care--originated from the supply side of the market, not the demand side. With practical advice on how typical employers can cut employee health costs in half, this handbook also examines a variety of health-related topics, including malpractice, insurance reform, and the institution of a privatized Medicare program.

About the Author


John C. Goodman is a research fellow at the Independent Institute and a Kellye Wright Fellow in Health Care at the National Center for Policy Analysis, of which he is president. He is the author of more than 50 studies on health policy, retirement reform, and tax issues, as well as nine books, including "Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws"; "Lives at Risk: Single Payer National Health Insurance Around the World"; and "The""Patient Power: Solving America's Health Care Crisis." His articles have been featured in publications such as "Health Affairs," "National Review," and the "Wall Street Journal." He lives in Dallas, Texas.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781598130836
ISBN-10: 1598130838
Publisher: Independent Institute
Publication Date: October 4th, 2012
Pages: 371
Language: English
Series: Independent Studies in Political Economy