U.S. Residents Pay $8,000/year “Poll Tax” for Healthcare

U.S. Residents Pay $8,000/year “Poll Tax” for Healthcare says Top Economist “SAN DIEGO — The United States’ sky-high health-care costs are so far above what people pay in other countries that they are the equivalent of a hefty tax, Princeton University economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton say. They are surprised Americans aren’t revolting against these taxes. “A few people […]

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The U. S. Spends More on Healthcare Than Any Other Nation, but Gets Less

The U.S. Spends More on Healthcare Than Any Other Nation, but Gets Less “In the U.S. health system, for example, money flows from households to the providers of health care through a vast network of relatively uncoordinated pipes and capillaries of various sizes. Although the huge federal Medicare program and the federal-state Medicaid programs do […]

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