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Surprising findings about your life
expectancy and US health care

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 12/1/2019 4:11:00 AM

Do Americans live in a health care hellscape? A report out this week would seem to indicate as much – but that first impression is deceiving.(Snip)"Medicare-for-all" partisans have pounced on the research to declare the U.S. health care system an expensive failure – one in which we spend more than double what other developed nations devote to health care but die younger. But statistics like these conceal as much as they reveal. A more thorough analysis shows that the American health care system outperforms its counterparts in other countries – particularly those that saddle their citizens with their own versions of “Medicare-for-all.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: rushie 12/1/2019 8:45:35 AM (No. 249779)
A regular screening saved my life. Cervical cancer but NO outward symptoms at all. Over 70, I would not have been eligible in most countries for an annual screening.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative 12/1/2019 10:56:04 AM (No. 249952)
Would be nice to have a link to the Ohsfeldt and Schneider analysis. From my search, nothing particularly recent has been published by these two, most being more than a decade old.
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