Posted by on March 24, 2017 5:45 am
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While the American Healthcare Act, President Trump’s first major legislative effort, is going to a vote in the House of Representatives on Friday – no matter what; for many years now, the American healthcare system has been flawed.

As Statista’s Feliz Richter illustrates in the chart below, U.S. health spending per capita (including public and private spending) is higher than it is anywhere else in the world, and yet, the country lags behind other nations in several aspects such as life expectancy and health insurance coverage.

Infographic: The U.S. Has the Most Expensive Healthcare System in the World | Statista

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