Personal Responsibility

    I watched an interview with the CEO of Safeway the other day.  Their health care cost have stayed flat for the last four years while the rest of the industries cost have risen 38%.  How can one company maintain health cost while everyone else’s is skyrocketing? Steve Burd, The CEO of Safeway, simply came to the conclusion that if each employee wants to pay lower | Read More »

    Democrats Seek to Kill Health Care Program Obama Praises

    Today the Wall Street Journal covers the innovative private-sector health care program which Safeway offers to its employees. It sounds like a model for how market incentives can encourage workers to live healthier and more active lifestyles: Safeway’s plan capitalizes on two key insights gained in 2005. The first is that 70% of all health-care costs are the direct result of behavior. The second insight, | Read More »