Ezekiel Emanuel

Why Keep Insurance Companies?

WHY KEEP INSURANCE COMPANIES?….I detect a bit of skepticism, even cynicism, about the role of insurance companies in the Universal Healthcare Voucher Plan. There are some pragmatic reasons related to politics for including them in the UHV plan, but these are relatively minor. There are important reasons to maintain delivery systems. First, you fail to… Read more »


You’ve heard the statistics. Health-care costs are rising at three times the rate of inflation, and have been for the past five years. CEOs of major corporations are screaming that these costs are creating major problems for U.S. corporations and their workers. Employers are raising employee’s copays, trimming other benefits, or cutting off health insurance… Read more »