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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Friday, April 22, 2005

Krugman on Health Care: Part III

The New York Times' op-editorialist and Princeton economist, Paul Krugman, scores a bulls-eye in today's third column on what's wrong with the way we finance and deliver health care.  A massive bureaucracy that is dedicated to figuring out how to shift costs to another payer has proved to be phenomenally expensive and, in the end, to produce worse health outcomes because of gaps in coverage, risk selection, and delaying or refusing to pay for care.  His previous columns are available here[tm]

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