FORBES | Why Switzerland Has the World’s Best Health Care System

By Avik Roy, Forbes Staff, The Apothecary, Contributor | Forbes’ Policy Editor

Long-time readers of this blog will know that my favorite health policy topic is the Swiss health care system. So I was glad to see Megan McArdle, Tyler Cowen, and Ezra Klein devote some space to the topic on Monday, provoked by Paul Krugman’s fact-free claim that “consumer-based medicine has been a bust everywhere it has been tried.” (Indeed, as Tyler and Ezra point out, Krugman once praised Obamacare as a “plan to Swissify America,” arguing that “a Swiss-style system of universal coverage would be a vast improvement on what we have now.”)

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SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2011/04/29/why-switzerland-has-the-worlds-best-health-care-system/#4b0abdb97d74

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