From National Geographic, an infographic compares health care costs per person to life expectancy. No surprise: The US line is a bummer. The country pays $2,800 a year more than any other country, even with significantly less doctor visits, and gets lower life expectancy in return.
by Stuart Shapiro One of the reasons often cited for needing to change the health care system in this country is the higher costs but lower life expectancies in the United States compared with other developed countries. Critics of ... Read Post
At some point, reducing the rates Medicare pays to health care providers will reduce Medicare beneficiaries’ access to health care. Nobody denies that. But the fact of the matter is that Americans pay higher per unit costs for healt... Read Post