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Michel Accad

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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is AlertandOriented.com.

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Healthcare: Government — Not Technology — Is Driving Prices Up

HealthTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog02/15/2017
Technology by itself isn't what's making health care so expensive. A more likely cause is government intervention through welfare and regulation.

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How Medical Licensing Laws Can Shield Incompetent Doctors

HealthPolitical Theory

Blog10/09/2016

The cronyist American Medical Association has forced doctors to choose between protecting "the profession" and protecting their patients.

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Cronyism: Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

HealthU.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog09/07/2016

For decades, governments have been manipulating our views of what medical schools are, and what they should be.

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The Pharma-Fed Doctor

HealthMedia and CultureTaxes and Spending

Blog07/28/2016

It is true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments.

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Free-Market Medicine: The Role of the Large Medical Firm

The EntrepreneurHealthEntrepreneurship

Blog07/14/2016

In a free-market healthcare system, doctors would join together to form large firms to offer the benefits of specialization and economies of scale.

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