Check out the below brief video from Reason TV fleshing out the analogy.
Free Market Care: What Happens When Hospitals Publish Prices for Procedures?
Three years ago, Dr. Keith Smith, co-founder and managing partner of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, took an initiative that would only be considered radical in the health care industry: He posted online a list of prices for 112 common surgical procedures. The results are astonishing. Watch the below video to see.
Free Market Healthcare Whole Foods Style
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey argued in the pages of the Wall Street Journal that the solution to America's health care crisis was to be found in "less government control and more individual empowerment."
His own company's unique health care plan, Mackey wrote, covers 90 percent of employees, costs less than health insurance plans, and provides a "very high degree of worker satisfaction."
If Air Travel Worked Like Healthcare
This has to be the funniest healthcare video of all time. And it is so painfully accurate.
ObamaCare Rate Shock? Exra Klein and Avik Roy Debate
On June 17, 2013, Avik Roy sat down with the Washington Post's Ezra Klein for a wide-ranging 45-minute discussion of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. "Obamacare"), the possibility of sharp increases in premiums for some people ("rate shock"), and the Republican health care agenda.