Charging for Healthcare, Part 1: Accepting Payment, Socialized Medicine
- Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner
- Dec 8, 2014
- 1 hr 2 min 6 sec
References: Nedarim: 38b, Nedarim: 37a, Bechorot: 29a, Bava Kamma: 85a, Bava Kamma: 116a
1. May physicians charge for providing healthcare? Do we distinguish between kinds of healthcare? How much may they charge? 2. May physicians take breaks and vacations? 3. Would socialized medicine fit within a halachic system? 4. How would halachah look at publication of physician salaries as a step toward government accountability? Part 2 is at http://www.yutorah.org/showShiur.cfm?shiurID=827953.