Understanding the ACA Arguments
doughr at udallas.edu
Wed Mar 21 14:13:24 PDT 2012
I think that Frank has hit the nail on the head here. What we have is a
situation where the government has decided that it would be wrong to not
treat someone who showed up for medical treatment. The consequence of that
decision is that it can then turn around and compel everyone to participate
in funding the system. Are there any parallels to this? (not a
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Frank Cross <crossf at mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Actually, Rick, to take care of the free rider problem you would have to
> declare that someone without health insurance will not receive medical
> care. Which is a plausible position but clearly one our society is
> unwilling to adopt.
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