There was an excellent article this week in the Wall Street Journal by John Mackey who is the CEO of Whole Foods, Inc. You can read his article at:
John Mackey Article
He presents several things that we can do now to improve our health care system including many things he has implemented in his company.
Politicians keep pointing to the success of Medicare and Social Security to push for a similar system for the rest of us. Yes, our senior citizens have come to rely on these programs but that does not mean they are good programs. They are both running out of money and cannot be sustained at the current benefit levels. Instead of modeling our health care systems after programs that are unsustainable, let's try some ideas that have actually worked. John Mackey has found some solutions that work for his company and his employees. We should listen to his ideas.