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Will More Insurers Control Health Care Costs Better?

Widgets versus health insurance. As someone who has long taught micro-economics I understand, of course, why competition among multiple producers in the market for the legendary widget will drive down the price of widgets to minimum feasible production costs, plus a small profit margin, if widget makers buy the inputs they use in similarly competitive input markets. This is the standard textbook case of perfect competition.

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The Classics: Cars or Senior Citizens?

Sometimes, Porsches find their way into borrower’s garages and vacation or rental
properties become part of investment portfolios. Long term care policies are finally
afforded and written and hearing aids help spouses to once again recognize their mate’s
voice. Churches and charities find themselves receiving checks that would not have been
possible without the funds made available by a Reverse Mortgage.

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