Why Is Medical Care in the United States the Most Expensive in the World?

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Why is medical care in the United States so expensive? Author of “The Price We Pay,” Dr. Marty Makary says it is due to pricing failures and inappropriate care sharing that many of the tests and procedures that are performed are not necessary. The Doctors and Dr. Markay all agree that when the system works, healthcare in this country can be phenomenal, but Dr. Nita shares that expensive healthcare doesn’t always equate to the best outcome.

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