Friday, June 08, 2007

A new villain in healthcare?

The Pacific Research Institute (PRI), a think tank in San Francisco, conducted a study on health care regulation. An excerpt from the San Francisco Examiner article:
In other PRI examples: A group of surgeons is ready to invest in a clinic where they will perform only operations they specialize in, but the local acute-care hospital invokes state regulations blocking the competition. A privately insured individual wants to buy a low-premium catastrophic coverage policy while also starting a tax-exempt health savings account, but this option is unavailable under state insurance rules.
Click here to access the article.

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