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— Ben Handel, PhD, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California – Berkeley
As shown in the graph above, the US has much higher healthcare costs than several other OECD member nations on a per capita, out of pocket, and % of GDP basis.
This graph shows that the quality of health care in the US is lower than many other developed countries in terms of overall care ranking, infant mortality rates, and life expectancy.
This graph demonstrates that the US has less health coverage than many other nations in terms of doctors per capita, nurses per capita, and total % insured.
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