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why is healthcare so expensive in the US - California_Help - 05-06-2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syMjY0-cT9E&feature=youtu.be

Ouch.

"Mr Pharmaceutical" can bite me.

"Mrs insurance" can bite me too.

My next post will be when to break up with your private insurance company.


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - kev_b - 05-06-2017

It's cheaper just to pay the cash price out of pocket!


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - 1171 - 05-07-2017

modern US health system is not primarily for the sick but are businesses that provide a money stream for the wealthy.
Monopolies intuit are competing for investors by going after ever higher returns.


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - California_Help - 05-11-2017

(05-06-2017, 10:08 PM)kev_b Wrote: It's cheaper just to pay the cash price out of pocket!

True, unless you have a catastrophic injury or illness.


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - kellybrooks - 07-15-2017

Its cheaper, you just need to look out for appropriate doctors.


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - Arydigital - 11-07-2017

It's cheaper just to pay the cash price out of Dard ka rishta drama pocket!


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - ArlenHy - 03-13-2018

(05-07-2017, 03:01 PM)1171 Wrote: modern US health system is not primarily for the sick but are businesses that provide a money stream for the wealthy.
Monopolies intuit are competing for investors by going after ever higher returns.

Sure, it's pricey, but you also get good service in the US. Plus, healthcare system is expensive literally everywhere in the west.


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - 1171 - 03-13-2018

not true in the last 3 places I lived.
my price doesn't go down even though I wait 5-6 month for an apt.
expensive is a relative term and the US is near the top
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2674671

"In 2016, the United States spent nearly twice as much as 10 high-income countries on medical care and performed less well on many population health outcomes. Contrary to some explanations for high spending, social spending and health care utilization in the United States did not differ substantially from other high-income nations. Prices of labor and goods, including pharmaceuticals and devices, and administrative costs appeared to be the main drivers of the differences in spending."


RE: why is healthcare so expensive in the US - BernardBert - 05-09-2018

Donald Trump policies what else!

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