No Free Lunches in Healthcare
Warning people about purported free lunches is one reason God put economists on earth. So this paragraph in an article in today's NY Times caught my eye:
"One of the biggest fallacies is that keeping people healthy will save money, and that's why we should do it," said Dr. Mark R. Chassin of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, who used to be New York State's health commissioner. "That is complete baloney."