Much has been made of Hilarycare Deux, Mittcare, Arnoldcare and others. It’s individual mandates and it’s all the rage in Washington, apparently. But is it a good idea? Glen Whitman offers a big thumbs down:
If the real concern is making health insurance and health care available to those in need, we should focus on reducing health-care prices and insurance premiums. The individual mandate is, at best, a distraction from that goal.
Here’s why… Read the whole thing. Excellent piece.