Hint: single-payer won’t fix America’s health care spending. Americans don't drive up the price by consuming more health care. They don't visit the doctor more than other developed countries: But the price we pay for that visit - for a procedure - it costs way more: http://bit.ly/2sy1bdY The price you pay for the same procedure, at the same hospital, may vary enormously depending on what kind of health insurance you have in the US. That's because of bargaining power. Government programs, like Medicare and Medicaid, can ask for a lower price from health service providers because they have the numbers: the hospital has to comply or else risk losing the business of millions of Americans.

The real reason American health care is so expensive

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