Saturday, November 29, 2008

U.S. overpaying for health care

We're not getting the health care we pay for, say experts consulted by the Washington Post.
"The United States today devotes 16 percent of its gross domestic product to medical care, more per capita than any other nation in the world. Yet numerous measures indicate the country lags in overall health: It ranks 29th in infant mortality, 48th in life expectancy and 19th out of 19 industrialized nations in preventable deaths."
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