American healthcare spending is still WAY higher than pretty much all other industrialized countries. But not that long ago, things were different. The US didn’t spend nearly as much in this realm. What changed? Demographics? More sickness? Nah. Spoiler alert, prices have risen much, much faster than the rate of inflation. We’ve got a few suggestions for getting it under control.
This video was adapted from a column Aaron and Austin Frakt wrote for the Upshot. Links to further reading can be found there: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/02/upshot/us-health-care-expensive-country-comparison.html
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