Read this and weep. We pay more for almost everything; have no better outcomes; have tens of millions without coverage; lead the world in medical related bankruptcy.
Medicynical Note: This is not rocket science. The numbers tell the tale. We pay more because our congress under the influence of the drug, hospital and health insurance lobbies has passed laws that allow and in some ways encourage the overcharging.
And we’re stupid enough to pay. And the republicans think this is the best system in the world. The question is for whom?