U.S. Health Costs Still High Research published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine suggests the United States spends nearly twice as much as Canada does to administer its health-care system. Researchers say the Canadian system costs less because it's run by just one insurer: the Canadian government. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.
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Report: U.S. Health Care Costs Double Canada's

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Report: U.S. Health Care Costs Double Canada's

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Report: U.S. Health Care Costs Double Canada's

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Research published in this week's New England Journal of Medicine suggests the United States spends nearly twice as much as Canada does to administer its health-care system. Researchers say the Canadian system costs less because it's run by just one insurer: the Canadian government. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.