Putting the ‘Insurance’ Back in Health Insurance

….What can be done?

Reforming the system involves, first and foremost, encouraging people to buy insurance for themselves, by eliminating the tax-code discrimination against individually purchased health insurance…..
 
 
Comment:  Good article explaining some of the negative impacts of insurance regulations.  The tax code discrimination the journalist mentions is in reference to purchasing individual health insurance without an employer sponsored Cafeteria plan.  Individual health plans purchased through a BetterFits program are pre-tax deducted. 
 
The good news here is the acknowledgement of a strategy to reform the health insurance finance system. 
 
 

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