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.
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: