New Workers’ Compensation Rules Will Hurt Doctors and Workers

Brian Jencunas is State Affairs Associate at the R Street Institute.

When the world’s first system of workers’ compensation was established aboard pirate ships prowling the Caribbean during the 18th century, it was designed to simplify life and keep bearded killers motivated. Back then, this straightforward scheme rewarded physical sacrifices with booty. It was simple: If a scurvy buccaneer had his finger chopped off in a […]

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