Healthcare talk

The other day I read a really interesting article arguing that "rationing healthcare" is an unavoidable fact of life. It included interesting mad-libs like, "Public health insurance should pay up to $_______ for a treatment that would extend a patient's life for one year." And if you like that, here's an interesting hit-documentary against Obama's healthcare plan... sort of in the style of Michael Moore, only walking the other side. Check it out:


Mark said...

What if the answer is 0?

Casey said...

Then you have discovered that the New York Times has a left-leaning bias, because it asks trick questions intended to skip over that possibility. And you've also go the foundation for a philosophically defensible political economy.

But don't expect that to get you anywhere with the "healthcare-is-a-right" ethicists.