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A child in the United States is two-and-a-half times as likely to die by age 5 as in Singapore or Sweden, and an American woman is 11 times as likely to die in childbirth as a woman in Ireland.
“I will never forget standing outside the chemo treatment room knowing that the medication needed to save my life was only a few feet away, but that because I had private insurance it wasn’t available to me,” Linda wrote. “I read a comment from someone saying that they didn’t want a faceless government bureaucrat deciding if they would or would not get treatment. Well, a faceless bureaucrat from my private insurance made the decision that I wouldn’t get treatment and that I wasn’t worth saving.”
Originally posted by buddhasystem
I rest my case.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
The article lumps together some sobering statistics, but doesn't necessarily link those to the health care system, nor does the article prove that the Congress can build a better health care system.
Comparing the US population as diverse as it is to countries like Sweden or even Slovenia is pretty ridiculous without controlling for myriad variables.
So, I ask again, "What case?"