I have felt rather trapped in my writings by my inability to come up with a solution to the healthcare issue. It is quite easy for conservatives and libertarians to complain, but it is much more difficult to offer up solutions.
The Mises Institute has proposed a 4 step system that would allow the free-market to produce some improvements both in costs and actual care. 1) Eliminate licensing requirements. 2) Eliminate pharmaceutical restrictions. 3) Deregulate the health insurance industry. 4) Stop subsidizing avoidable or inevitable illnesses.
The full article can be found here: http://mises.org/freemarket_detail.aspx?control=279.