Monday, March 14, 2011

Quick Links: Suicidal Insurers, Placebos, Unintended Consequences

Dr. Rich of CovertRationing notes that, "Once Again, Insurance Companies Attempt to Save Obamacare".

Too many of them still think the individual mandate will be their path to survival. Those who take that position are not on the side of patients and doctors -- and not friends of freedom.

The UK newspaper Guardian reports: "Half of all German doctors prescribe placebos, new study shows".

Hey, at least they're cheaper than actual medications! And in a socialized medical system, that's going to be important. (Via Dr. Matthew Bowdish.)

The March 9, 2011 Wall Street Journal describes the latest "unintended consequence" of ObamaCare, "In Health Law, Rx for Trouble".