Costly Care In America : Planet Money Americans spend more on healthcare than people in other high-income countries, and it's not because we use more of it.
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Costly Care In America

Healthcare spending represents a huge chunk of the American economy; more than in other places. And it's not because Americans are hypochondriacs.

Dr. Ashish Jha, physician and professor of global health at Harvard, discusses why we spend so much money on medical care and some ways we might be able to spend less.

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