Thursday, June 16, 2011

Quick Links: Medicaid, Markets, MA, Doctors Leaving

The 6/15/2011 New York Times used "secret shopper" techniques and found that Medicaid patients are having a more difficult time seeing doctors. Again, "coverage" does not equal actual care. (Via Tyler Cowen.)

John Goodman demonstrates numerous ways that the free market encourages private entities to offer affordable (or even free!) health services.

The 6/14/2011 Boston Globe reports "Massachusetts health care costs outpace nation".

UPI reports, "More physicians leaving private practices".