Competition & Monopoly in Medical Care

Author: H. E. Frech
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by WalterBright   2022-05-01
> I am on a six month wait to see a rheumatologist. Why? Capitalism.

Consider that the AMA is a monopoly enshrined by the government, and their purpose is to limit the supply of doctors, which they do by limiting the seats in medical schools.

It's not capitalism.

See Competition & Monopoly in Medical Care by Frech.

https://www.amazon.com/Competition-Monopoly-Medical-Care-Fre...

by WalterBright   2017-10-02
The massive regulation and government interference in health care in the US has definitely resulted in companies gaming it for profit.

https://www.amazon.com/Competition-Monopoly-Medical-Care-Fre...

https://www.amazon.com/Regulation-Pharmaceutical-Innovation-...