Forbes September 10, 2019
Nathan Lewis

The current U.S. healthcare system is a monstrosity. Unfortunately, fixing it is not so easy as merely revoking the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (“Obamacare”)—as Congressional Republicans recently discovered in their attempts to do so. The U.S. needs some real fixes, not just going back to the dysfunctional pre-2010 status quo. Fortunately, a new book by economist Sean Masaki Flynn shows us a functional free-market-based alternative, that has been proven to provide one of the best healthcare outcomes in the developed world—including universal coverage—at a cost one fourth of what we are now paying in the United States.

The book is The Cure that Works (2019). Anyone who is interested enough in public policy to be reading this review should buy...