Back to Free Market Health Care? We never had it. Health Care is provided by a state-granted guild monopoly—physicians, who (for valid reasons) are licensed and regulated by the state, and (indefensibly) fight against any possible competition—nurse-midwives, prescription privileges for psychologists, chiropractors (even of the honest sort who only claim to fix ailment known to be of musculo-skeletal origin, . . .)—through the use of state power. Most advanced pharmaceuticals are sold under state-granted monopolies (patents), even if they are naturally occurring substances. Health insurance has always been heavily state-regulated, and can’t be sold across state-lines.
I have been trying to explain that very thing for over 2 years now (though you said in more concisely).
We haven’t had a ‘free market’ in health insurance from almost it’s inception.
And State monopolized health insurance killed free market health CARE.