A painful reminder – we spend more but don’t live as long
December 12, 2011 in International Health Care
In the US, we spend more on health care than any other country in the world. The latest report from the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Health Care at a Glance 2011 confirms the disturbing facts.
This chart confirms that we, in the US, don’t have a lot to show for all this extra spending.
And the picture isn’t getting any better. Costs in the US continue to rise faster than anywhere else.
Why do we put up with this?