Sunday, November 22, 2009

From Time Goes By...

Gray Matters: Health Insurance Companies

A very clear look at our health care problem. No hidden agendas here, just some indisputable facts. Starting with this one...

The United States is unique in that we have a for-profit health insurance industry which has not done very well in providing health care. In France and Switzerland, such insurance companies are non-profit and tightly regulated. But almost everywhere else where there is a form of national health insurance, there are no such things as companies that make profits based on a person’s health – and no one is without access to health care.

Don't read it if you already have the health care problem solved in your mind.

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