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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The States Have Begun Rationing Health Care

The truth is that rationing exists in any market. No entity, be it an individual or a business or the government, can provide an infinite supply of something on a finite budget. At some point, there will be rationing, because at some point somebody has to pay for what you’re getting.

So the question, in terms of the health care market, isn’t whether or not there will be rationing. The question is who controls the rationing. As Americans become more and more dependent on government health care, whether it be through programs like Medicaid or Medicare or because we’re herded onto government-approved health insurance policies through Obamacare, the government gets more of a say in our health care.
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