Posts Tagged ‘kidney disease’

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    “Free” Kidney Treatment

    Apr 2, 11 • 144 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    In October 1972, Congress decided that the federal government should pay for treating chronic kidney disease. Concerned that care went primarily to those who could afford it, Congress proclaimed dialysis and transplants an entitlement for almost all of us.