The Right Coast

November 16, 2005
Employee Health Insurance
By Mike Rappaport

Its open enrollment season for health care plans. But does employee health insurance make sense? Health insurance expert Mark Pauley and Bradley Herring argue that it is not the optimal system. We would be better off with individual health insurance, especially if government induced distortions were eliminated from the system. I have long shared this view. (Hat tip: Econlog).