Unlike anything else we buy, the amount of healthcare we recieve is unrelated to what we pay for it. The following article by David Gratzer articulates this phenomenon:
The Health Care Number You Didn't Hear
On Thursday, the President gathered with Congressional members to discuss health reform. The President and Democratic leaders spoke of many numbers in their attempt to rebuild support for their proposals.
As the health care debate rages on, the Wall Street Journal describes how the three major bills in Congress offer different blends of penalties and perks. Here's how the various measures could affect you. What Consumers Need to Watch for in the healthcare debats - WSJ.com