“America’s Huge Health Care Problem”

From Vox: A CT scan costs $1,100 in the US — and $140 in Holland

An excerpt:

The Health Care Cost Institute put out a new report Tuesday showing how the prices paid for medical services by private insurance in the United States stack up against prices in other countries. As expected, American prices are collectively higher than the rest.

But four charts, based on the report, show just how thoroughly the United States is outspending other countries for almost every medical service or prescription drug.

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