US expenditure in healthcare is the largest of the world by far.
However, the US heath care is still very deficient
Chapter 5 of the book The Five Oddities of The Obama Presidency, Obamacare Oddity, analyzes how the US Health care system is behind many western countries.
However, I would like to emphasize another measure, life expectancy.
Do you think Life expectancy and Obamacare have anything in common? Sure: the better the healthcare for all the higher the life expectancy.
The chart, from a 2013 report, maps what countries spend per-person on health care against how long people in those countries live. It captures two long-standing truths about the American system: the United States consistently ranks way above peer nations in health care spending, but also ranks way behind in health care outcomes.
However, life expectancy and Obamacare may prove not good friends. Why? Read Chapter 5: OBAMACARE ODDITY to discover why
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