Link: OECD Report Finds U.S. Pays More By Far For Health Care

Via Kaiser Health News, a new report from the OECD finds that yes, we’re still paying more and in some instances getting a worse product for that price.

By every measure, the U.S. pays more for its medical system—more dollars per person, a greater percentage of GDP, and higher prices for doctors, hospitals, administrative costs, and drugs.

…study that found first-rate treatment for cancer but insufficient primary care for other ailments.

…But the U.S. ranks 27th in life expectancy at birth, 31st in premature mortality, and 25th in the rate of cardiovascular mortality.


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