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If you ask some people what is going on with U.S. healthcare, they will tell you that things are going "sideways" - that costs are going up, but care is not improving anywhere near the same pace.

Isn't it odd that the more the government intervenes to try to keep the cost of medical care down, the faster the cost of medical care goes up?

It still remains true that the US government spends more per US citizen on health care than the British government spends per British subject - yet the British government pays for health care for everyone while the US government pays for health care for only about 25% of the population. Meanwhile the US other than government spends about the same amount per US citizen that the US government does, and covers the rest of the population.

Obviously we need to eliminate the subsystem that covers 75% of the population for 50% of the cost, and replace it by expanding the subsystem that covers 25% of the population for 50% of the cost.

It also remains true that while Britain gets better overall-aggregate health-outcome statistics than the US, there is no single racial+socioeconomic group that gets better statistics in Britain than in the US. The US simply has a higher percentage of its population in groups that get comparatively-poor outcomes in both countries.
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