American Health Care: It’s the Money, Stupid

American health care is the best  i.e. the most expensive in the world:  See this to get an idea of the problem:

According to his bill, the hospital charged $81,000 for a four-vial dose of the medication.

Shocked at the price tag, Ferguson told the Charlotte Observer he and his wife found the same vials online for retail prices as low as $750.

Medicynical Note:  Health care value is an oxymoron in the U.S.  To these “providers” it’s the money that counts.

Quality, cost efficiency, access, good outcomes are not their primary issues. 

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