19 of 22 Studies Show Single-payer Would Save Money During First Year and More Over Time

19 of 22 Studies Show Single-payer Would Save Money During First Year and More Over Time “..To estimate what would happen if the United States adopted a single payer system, researchers from UCSF, UCLA and UC Berkeley examined 22 economic analyses by government, business and academic organizations of national and state-level single payer plans, including […]

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US Spends Double On Healthcare Compared to Similar Nations, But Has Lowest Life Expectancy

US Spends Double On Healthcare Compared to Similar Nations, But Has Lowest Life Expectancy “In 2016, the US spent 17.8% of its gross domestic product on health care, and spending in the other countries ranged from 9.6% (Australia) to 12.4% (Switzerland). The proportion of the population with health insurance was 90% in the US, lower […]

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U.S. Spends Far More on Healthcare Than Other Nations, Yet Residents Have Poorer Health

U.S. Spends Far More on Healthcare Than Other Nations, Yet Residents Have Poorer Health “The United States spends far more on health care than other high-income countries, with spending levels that rose continuously over the past three decades. Yet the U.S. population has poorer health than other countries. Life expectancy, after improving for several decades, […]

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People in the US Pay the Highest Health-related Taxes in the World

Americans Currently Pay the Highest Health-related Taxes in the World “..Americans pay the world’s highest health-related taxes. Yet many perceive that US health care financing system is predominantly private, in contrast to the universal tax-funded health care systems in nations such as Canada, France, or the United Kingdom. By 2024, government expenditures in the United […]

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