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US Health Care Spending Linked To Higher Prices And Greater Use Of Medical Technology, Not More Doctor Visits Or Hospital Stays

The United States spends more on health care than 12 other industrialized countries yet does not provide "notably superior" care, according to a new study from The Commonwealth Fund. The U.S. spent nearly $8,000 per person in 2009 on health care services, while other countries in the study spent between one-third (Japan and New Zealand) and two-thirds (Norway and Switzerland) as much.
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