Many Americans agree: 55% of respondents to a recent CNN poll think the U.S. health-care system needs a great deal of reform. Yet 70% of Americans are satisfied with their current health-care arrangements, and for good reason—they work.No, you dumbass, 70% of Americans are satisfied with their current health-care arrangements because they aren't sick. Almost any system works fine for them.
Laffer goes on to offer a prescription for the problem that is calculated to bring joy to the heart of every insurance company executive:
A patient-centered health-care reform begins with individual ownership of insurance policies and leverages Health Savings Accounts, a low-premium, high-deductible alternative to traditional insurance that includes a tax-advantaged savings account.Individual ownership of insurance policies???!!! Of course! If only we can increase the ability of insurers to cherry pick the healthy and deny coverage when someone gets sick, everything will work out just fine.