How Could Oregon-style Healthcare Reform Satisfy Liberals, Conservatives and Libertarians?

Can Liberals, Conservatives and Libertarians find common ground on an approach to reforming healthcare? - If you are Libertarian, click here. - If you are Liberal, click here. - If you are Conservative, click here. Jump to Summary Conclusion For Libertarians For Libertarians For Libertarians Americans are divided politically, now perhaps more so than at … Continue reading How Could Oregon-style Healthcare Reform Satisfy Liberals, Conservatives and Libertarians?

Segment 3 – Healthcare Reform Successes & Failures

In Segment 2, we looked at the history of medical care in the U.S. until 1965, the year Congress enacted Medicare and Medicaid. In Segment 3 we will look at reform movements, starting with Medicare and Medicaid. We will look at why later reforms failed and where that leaves us now. By the early 1960s, … Continue reading Segment 3 – Healthcare Reform Successes & Failures

Segment 2 – Brief History of U.S. Healthcare

In Segment 2, I will answer the question, How Did We Get Here? I’ll give a whirlwind tour of the history of medical care in the U.S., and I’ll also look at the birth of health insurance. Let’s start with looking at healthcare in the Colonial period. The most famous doctor at the time was … Continue reading Segment 2 – Brief History of U.S. Healthcare