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Making Sense of the Health-Care Reform Debate


  • Robert Hockett


Much of the confusion over the health-care debate can possibly be minimized, writes this law professor in an essay that goes to first principles, if we recognize that health insurance is much like a public utility. He makes a fresh if philosophical case for his argument that is well worth reading. The result is more clarity about what the health-care debate is all about and what direction a solution should take.

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  • Robert Hockett, 2010. "Making Sense of the Health-Care Reform Debate," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(1), pages 28-62.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:53:y:2010:i:1:p:28-62
    DOI: 10.2753/0577-5132530102

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