Hoover Institution – Hoover Digest – Here’s a Second Opinion

Hoover Institution – Hoover Digest – Here’s a Second Opinion
Medical care in the United States is derided as miserable compared to health care systems in the rest of the developed world. Economists, government officials, insurers, and academics beat the drum for a far larger government role in health care. Much of the public assumes that their arguments are sound because the calls for change are so ubiquitous and the topic so complex. Before we turn to government as the solution, however, we should consider some unheralded facts about America’s health care system.

Some things you might not be hearing during this debate.