With the Democrats back in Congressional majority, there’s more talk of health care regulation, and perhaps even a Canada-style socialized-medicine approach. Dr. David Gratzer is the author of a new book, %%AMAZON=1594031533 The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care,%% and — as the foreword by Milton Friedman might suggest — he suggests a very different approach. He has practiced in both the Canadian and American medical systems, so he knows the flaws in both approaches.
Glenn Reynolds and Helen Smith discuss HMO’s, single-payor, Health Savings Accounts, and how Wilbur Mills and Fanne Fox (well, mostly Wilbur Mills) played a major role in creating today’s problems. Plus, what to do about them.
The Glenn and Helen Show: Fixing The American Health Care System