Employer-sponsored health insurance is the cornerstone of the American healthcare system—and it’s screwing everyone over.
Consider for a moment why almost half of the country gets their health coverage through their employer. We don’t receive food, clothing, or housing from our employer. And those factors probably have a greater effect on health outcomes than insurance. What makes health insurance different?
The answer is wrapped up in a story of government’s good intentions gone awry. Continue reading “Why You Should Detest Our Employer-Based Healthcare System”