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The real reason the U.S. spends twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries

A sweeping new study of health-care expenditures found that the United States spends almost twice as much on health care as 10 other wealthy countries, a difference driven by high prices — including d... read more

The Real Reason US Health Care Costs So Much

An extensive new analysis of why the U.S. spends so much more on health care than other rich countries reinforces the answer other recent studies have found: It’s not that Americans get more care or r... read more

Roe vs. Wade: Choice is imperative, but there's more work to do

I was thankful that I had the right to choose, guaranteed to me and other ... countries that provide government support spending as little as 4 percent. According to the U.S. Census, families with a w... read more

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Americans spend more on health care, but have shorter lives

Americans spend nearly twice as much on health ... more comparable to other wealthy countries. But in Mississippi, Alabama and West Virginia, residents can only expect to live 75 years, on average. Re... read more


What's behind high U.S. health care costs

In 2016, the U.S. spent nearly twice as much on ... that underpin health care spending. The study confirmed that the U.S. has substantially higher spending, worse population health outcomes, and worse ... read more

The Daily 202: Davos is in decline as elites fail to tackle the globe’s biggest problems

He canceled his trip to this week’s conference, however, because the U.S ... other liberal presidential candidates favor Medicare-for-all and new government spending programs. … Harris, by contrast, i... read more

Classified As A “Flawed Democracy,” The U.S. Could Learn A Lot From Uruguay

Uruguay, to be sure, spends ... other reasons it ranks far ahead of the U.S. on the democracy scale. This includes safety and security and a much lower crime rate. Having been one of the first ... read more

U.S. Health Care -- Spending More and Living Less

The U.S ... other wealthy countries. Consequently, the U.S. now spends well over twice the median amount of industrialized nations on health care, and far more than any other country as a percentage o... read more

The One Reason America Can't Police the World Anymore: Washington Is Broke

Even if America once felt wealthy ... U.S. politics; Medicare, the equally popular elder health care program; and Medicaid, the perennially under-funded promise of medical services for the poor ... read more

Why can European countries afford universal health care but not the U.S.?

Americans pay more for health care and, yet, on most health outcome measures under-perform compared to other industrialized countries. As a share of the total economy, the U.S. spends almost twice as ... read more

High prices are just one reason Americans spend more on healthcare than Europeans

Emanuel, MD, PhD, chair of the department of Medical Ethics and Health ... of health care expenditures in the U.S. and ten other wealthy countries, most in Europe, and showed that on a per-capita basi... read more

US health care is an ongoing miserable failure

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill The state of U.S. health care is catastrophic. In no other ... European countries, but the government funding is so much ... read more



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