They’re the ethical questions lurking just below the surface of today’s healthcare debates: Is medical care a human right or an economic good? Do governments or employers have an ethical responsibility to cover the uninsured? We try to move beyond talking points and statistics, to examine the philosophical questions underpinning current debates.


  • Russell Roberts Professor of Economics, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • Len Nichols Director, Health Policy Program, New America Foundation

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