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  •  Also, supply of doctors is artificially limited (2+ / 0-)
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    james321, Kitsap River

    "Congress controls the supply of physicians by how much federal funding it provides for medical residencies — the graduate training required of all doctors. "
    http://www.usatoday.com/...

    Since the market can't respond to a shortage of doctors by creating more--that's up to Congress, heavily lobbied by the AMA--you just can't pretend that there's a "market" for health care.  Of course, that doesn't stop some people...

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