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Monday, June 26, 2017

End Employer-Based Health Plans | National Review

End Employer-Based Health Plans | National Review:

"Policymakers in both parties are trying to replicate Swiss policies in a country that isn’t Swiss.

Image result for Flicker Commons Images Swiss FlagThe Affordable Care Act was, as thinkers as different as Paul Krugman and Avik Roy both observed, an attempt to Swiss up the U.S. health-insurance and health-care markets. (Obligatory reiteration: Those are not the same thing.) The Swiss system, Sant├ęsuisse, achieves one big progressive goal — universal health-insurance coverage — while offering much to please conservatives: a private market for health insurance and health care, consumer choice, and relatively low government spending on health care."