Policy Documents

Health Care in a Free Society: Rebutting the Myths of National Health Insurance

John C. Goodman –
January 27, 2005

The realities of national health insurance documented in this paper--waiting lines, rationing, lack of cutting-edge medical technology, restricted access to the latest precription drugs, inequitable distribution of care--are not accidental.  Such problems flow inexorably from the fact that politicians and bureaucrats--not patients and doctors--are given the authority to allocate limited health care resources.