posted on Sep, 18 2019 @ 11:39 PM
a reply to: Grambler
All questions and discussions of US healthcare (cost-related) make my blood boil.
Regardless of whether its taxpayer funded or out of pocket, we spend a much higher percentage of our GDP on healthcare than other top nations (by a
Some disgusting numbers here
There is NO WAY IN HELL we should be so out of line! If we had the best healthcare and best life expectancy, sure. What we have is the best system for
enriching pharmaceutical corps, health system megacorps and insurance corps.
If we reined them in like others do, we could have more and better facilities, pay actual healthcare workers (docs, nurses, technicians, etc) more,
and be the envy of the world for our healthcare system.
But no...we're the laughing stock, and we feed the profit engine with our lives.