Benjamin Barr, Counsel at the Wyoming Liberty Group, first spoke with Michael about the concept of Medical Freedom Zones back in 2010. He returns to dig deeper into this proposed mechanism that would Americans to bypass the burdensome bureaucratic barriers blocking their access to affordable and/or innovative medical treatments. This government over-regulation is creating a growing demand for medical tourism; 500,000 patients sought care outside of the U.S. in 2008. Mr. Barr recently coauthored a 68-page report outlining his proposal to help these patients find the care they need in the United States rather than abroad:http://wyliberty.org/liberty-brief/medical-freedom-zones/.
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