June 21, 2021

Bucks: A Health Care Option for the Rich

In his Wealth Matters column this week, Paul Sullivan writes about the growth in personalized health care for the rich. Prices for these services range from $1,500 to $25,000 a year (on top of the cost of regular insurance policies). These concierge services generally promise exclusive medical care at any time of day and anywhere in the world.

Paul raises several questions in his column. For the wealthy, he asks whether the extra costs are worth it. And for those who are struggling just to get and pay for regular health insurance, he asks whether concierge care is contributing to the growing gulf between the wealthy and everyone else.

What do you think?

Article source: http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=429a0419659cf981f15e1437485bec60