is a health economist who studies the demographic correlates of health over the life cycle in both modern and historical populations and the impact of development assistance on health outcomes in developing countries.Basically, Professor Wilson says that Insurance markets find it difficult to compete, despite Flo in the white uniform and the Gecko. He also says that government regulation may not fix the problem. Further, he notes, the policies are so complicated neither the provider nor the patient really knows the cost of anything.
Maybe it is time to open up the spigot for Doctors, Nurses, Physicians Assistances and Nurse Practitioners. Maybe even pick up part of the education bill. That would increase supply, which might will increase demand some, but should also lower some of the price.
Of course, this issue of Paul Ryan and the House Budget also causes us to ask if it is true that the US Senate has not been able to table a Federal Budget in 769 days, at least per Cap't Ed Morrissey.
Regards — Cliff