private health incentives

Tricky Dick Nixon and the original Deform of health care: "All the incentives are towards less medical care"

Ehrlichman: “… the less care they give them, the more money they make.”


So explains John Ehrlichmann in the 1971 recording of how we came to regulate practitioners of the "first do no harm" axiom according to the dictates of "mo money, mo money, mo money" principles (transcript here).