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With all the on-going discussions in the US with the Medicare-for-All and single payer options proposed by Democrats Sanders, Warren and AOC, the healthcare data in OECD in clear in showing how the US is clearly an outlier in terms of spending.

Just off the bat, the US spends almost double on healthcare on a per capita basis compared to other OECD countries with much higher uninsured rates. US healthcare spending is obviously unreasonable but there seems to be little short-term momentum to pass anything that might alter the ACA.

Full data:ย Health Spending

Onto 2020 then…

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