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News Story Source: Jacob Hornberger — FFF.org
After all, the term "free enterprise" means enterprise that is free of government control. Freedom from government control is certainly not how anyone could describe America's healthcare system.
Everyone is familiar with the problem on the demand side of healthcare — Medicare and Medicaid. These are two major socialistic programs that involve the forcibly taking of money from people to whom it rightfully belongs in order to pay for the healthcare costs of people to whom the money does not belong. It shouldn't surprise anyone that government-provided healthcare is a primary feature of such socialist countries as Cuba, North Korea, and China.
It's not a coincidence that healthcare costs began to soar after Medicare and Medicaid were enacted. When doctors and patients realized that government was paying the bill, the incentive became to spend as much money as they could on healthcare procedures. Decade after decade, the situation has only gotten worse and
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