healthcare

Free Market Alternatives To Obamacare

Why do car insurance companies charge more for teenage boy drivers? Because they pose a higher risk of filing an insurance claim from accidents, mud bogging, speeding tickets, etc. Insurance companies must manage a pool of risk against potential expenses. Riskier participants pay a higher premium. This is not rocket science. Yet health insurance companies…

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Americans Spend The Most For Health Care, Still Die Young

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development just released its latest batch of data seeking to measure the quality of health care in each of its member states. The rankings show that although the US spends more per capita on health care than any of the 34 other OECD member states, its average life expectancy…

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Socialist Bernie Sanders Celebrates Independence With Government Dependence

It isn’t a secret that Bernie Sanders is a socialist.  Although his attempts to woo government worshippers fell on deaf ears after Hillary Clinton’s team stole the Democrat nomination from him, he’s making sure he doesn’t give up. Doubling down on his ignorant political rhetoric, Sanders (an “independent” from Vermont) is observing Independence Day by celebrating…

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U.S. Health Insurance Model on the Brink of Collapse (Video)

The more government interferes with healthcare, the worse the system gets. Even people with insurance coverage often can’t afford their medical bills, and premiums and deductibles continue to skyrocket. In this News Shot, Joe Joseph discusses the problem and a possible solution: free market/concierge care. Watch on YouTube Source: Even the Insured Often Can’t Afford…

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This Map Shows How Many Insurers Are Pulling Out Of Obamacare

Major insurance providers are opting out of Obamacare entirely in counties and states across the nation, and a new map shows exactly how dire the circumstances are becoming for consumers in many areas. Axios gathered data from the Kaiser Family Foundation regarding insurance companies participation in the Obamacare marketplace from 2014 to 2017 and mapped…

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Feds Waste $730 Million In Medicare Payments For Electronic Records

Medicare paid about $729 million in improper payments as part of a program to reimburse doctors for investing in electronic health records (EHRs), according to a government audit. During a three-year period starting in 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) paid out more than $6 billion as part of a program to incentivize…

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Ideology Vs. Realism: Your Principles Might be a Straight Jacket

In reality, socioeconomic ideologies like socialism, communism, capitalism, agorism, and anarchy are like tools. They are best used under specific circumstances dictated by reality, and just like tools, are best used in combination or sequence toward achieving a certain end. Healthcare provides a perfect example of this. All can most likely agree that one shouldn’t…

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