Archive for October, 2011

The Regulators

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Why are medical professionals who are not M.D.’s not allowed to perform many more of the routine tasks currently reserved for doctors?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why are the prices not posted on the wall of every walk-in clinic in the U.S.?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why can’t I buy health insurance across state lines so that I could buy a policy offered in Tennessee even though I live in New York?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why aren’t there more openings in medical schools to train more doctors?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why can’t a group of doctors get together and build a hospital?
    Answer: They’re not allowed to. Government regulations.

Why are inexpensive, minimal, catastrophic health insurance policies not available in all 50 states?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why do individuals not get the same tax break for health insurance costs as businesses get?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why can’t I buy a health insurance policy that just covers what I want to have covered?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

Why is health care so non-competitive and expensive?
    Answer: because of government regulations.

What is the Democratic Party’s answer to out of control health care costs?
    Answer: more government regulations.