Huge cost of US healthcare driven by drugs prices and salaries

Huge cost of US healthcare driven by drugs prices and salaries
 

The United States spends twice as much on healthcare as 10 other high-income nations, driven by the high price of everything from prescription drugs to doctors’ salaries, a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds.
Recent attempts to reform American healthcare have assigned blame for the high cost of care to nearly every sector – from drug companies to hospitals to health insurers.
However, a co-author of the new study said those arguments ignore the “800-pound gorilla”: sky-high prices everywhere.
“Most countries get to lower prices one of two ways: they either... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Health, Views: 29
Source: Guardian
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