[ExI] robin hanson on health care

Max More max at maxmore.com
Thu Jun 11 15:41:42 UTC 2009

BillK wrote:
>There are specific arguments to be made in health care, like 
>excessive 'end-of-life' expense. But that's a different argument.

I often hear the point about huge end-of-life expenditures being a 
major contributor to high US health care costs. However, at least 
according to a study by McKinsey (whose research seems usually to be 
well done), this isn't the case. I can't find the exact source right 
now, but it may have been one of the following, my reviews of which are here:

Why Americans Pay More for Health Care

Three Imperatives for Improving US Health Care

Health Care Costs: A Market-based View


Max More, Ph.D.
Strategic Philosopher
Extropy Institute Founder
max at maxmore.com

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