In one of my posts last summer, I wrote about how a conference of the Free Market Medial Association I attended had impressed me in terms of two very hard-hitting and challenging principles that were expressed in one of the presentations.
Dr. Keith Smith, co-founder of both the Surgery Center of Oklahoma and, more recently, the Free Market Medical Association, recently published an editorial article on the website for the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons entitled, “‘Coverage’ Isn’t ‘Care.'”
With Obamacare being constantly challenged under the administration of President Donald Trump, more information is coming out about the corruption of the health care industry and collusion between large “health care” providers and insurance companies to keep prices high.
After months of discouragement regarding the promised repeal (and possible replacement) of Obamacare, Congress may have just given those longing for that sweet breath of freedom some hope in an unexpected place – the tax reform bill that has now become law.
When the debate over the Graham-Cassidy bill that was intended to “repeal” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) was in its full fury, I had some very mixed feelings. I very much wanted the command and control provisions of Obamacare to go bye-bye, especially the individual mandate requiring individuals to be covered by health insurance that met the centrally planned specifications of our “fearless leaders,” as well as the mandate for employers with at least 50 full-time employees to provide that coverage.