What’s Wrong With American Healthcare, In One Graphic

From the American Enterprise Institute’s blog:

Talk about a vicious cycle. The above chart (from must-read healthcare blogger Avik Roy) comes as close as anything I’ve seen to explaining in a picture what is wrong with the American healthcare system. It shows how government policy creates a dysfunctional healthcare market by insulating consumers from the true cost of their healthcare decisions, raising demand/overconsumption of high-end services/costs, prompting more government intervention (like Obamacare) … and more insulation. Rinse and repeat.

You can read the rest of their analysis here.

Nic Horton

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3 comments

  1. Ron Speer

    The government has no business in healthcare. Look at all the bankruptcies that have happened due to governmental support/promotion/intervention……

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