“The disconnect between the intention and what emerges” A conversation with Dr. Thomas Sowell about the folly of political initiatives to solve disparate impact. With predictable irony, these same interventions often exacerbate the same problems the were commissioned to fix.
The RFI goes on to explain the CMS vision of, “direct provider contracting (DPC), through which CMS would directly contract with Medicare providers.” Obviously this interpretation of “DPC” turns the true meaning of Direct Patient Care on its head. https://mailchi.mp/aapsonline/cms-dpc-model?e=7be491a5e2
“The economy isn’t a machine, and the government can’t force it to act like one”
Lessons from the data: Those peoples that trust their government, tend to have more economic liberty, which generally keeps gov’t size and power in check. Source: Why Libertarians Should Want *More* Trust in Government – Reason.com
“Every health-care system in the world rations care in some way, either through bureaucratic fiat (Scandinavia, the U.K.), waiting lists (Canada), or price (that’s us). One can argue about which of these rationing mechanisms is fairest or most efficient, but …