Whole Foods CEO says he's solved health care crisis


Reading the Wall Street Journal opinion piece written by Whole Foods (WFMI) CEO John Mackey, one might be inclined to believe that the health care crisis could be solved by simply working at Whole Foods. After all, as Mackey writes, the employees at his company have the brilliant solutions he's developed, and are deliriously healthy.

"Doc" Mackey insists that the answer is not government health care "entitlements" (he points out that there is no unalienable right to health care in the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution) but is, instead, a simple matter of high deductible insurance plans, balanced tax treatment of healthcare spending, and unfettered competition across state lines, along with tort reform.