Fixing US Healthcare blog has touted the Oregon Health Plan of 1994 as a model of U.S. healthcare reform. But what are the strongest criticisms of OHP? Let’s look at 8 criticisms from 3 critics. Which criticisms are valid and which ones questionable? Finally, what about ethics? Jonathan Oberlander PhD: 5 Criticisms The first critic … Continue reading FAQ: What Are the Strongest Criticisms of the Oregon Health Plan for Healthcare Reform?
Why is it so bad for health spending to increase? After all, health care is good and noble. By the way, it also creates good-paying jobs. My answer, excerpted from Segment 6 of my Video Series, is that healthcare spending is good, of course, but only up to a point. Past a certain point it … Continue reading The Problem of Diminishing Marginal Benefit in Healthcare