Conscience, Miranov, 2015 Abortion is a stumbling block to healthcare reform. Fear that a government-financed system would trample over individuals’ convictions about abortion is one of the most impassioned objections to reform. Is there a way to honor strong values for and against abortion within a reformed system? This post will explore conscientious objection as … Continue reading Abortion & Healthcare Reform: A Matter of Conscience?
William Hsiao PhD, Professor of Economics Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health … Continue reading Healthcare Reform: The Perfect or Politically Possible?
Lawrence I. Bonchek MD, FACC, FACS Editor … Continue reading Single Payer Healthcare: More Counter-Arguments and Rebuttals
Philosophers debating healthcare reform in ancient Greece The most recent post at Fixing U.S. Healthcare blog was the first of a two-part review of the best counter-arguments against single-payer healthcare financing. We claimed that all of these counter-arguments are well intended. Some are well taken. Some require hard choices. But some are based on faulty … Continue reading Best Arguments Against Single-Payer Healthcare — and Rebuttals, Part 2
No less a sage than Socrates said that -- to paraphrase him -- every good argument deserves a good counter-argument. Here are the best counter-arguments against single-payer healthcare financing. All are well intended. Some are well taken. Some require hard choices. But some are based on faulty logic. The counter-arguments against single-payer financing fall into … Continue reading Best Arguments Against Single-Payer — and Rebuttals