Caplan On How The Market Can Supply Health Care For All

Caplan responds to the argument that free-market health care reform means no health care for the poor and sick.


Bryan Caplan has a thought-provoking response to my queries.  Excerpt:

...almost everyone familiar with the data admits that at least in First World countries, the difference in health between rich and poor has little or nothing to do with access to medical care.* It's easy to find anecdotes of poor people who suffered or died because of inadequate medical care, but when you look at the big picture, you realize that these anecdotes must be quite rare. So despite response #1, more redistribution wouldn't actually help the poor's health very much.