The U.S. spends more than twice on health care costs per person than the average developed country does, according to OECD data.
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Source: Per Capita Healthcare Costs — International Comparison, Peter G.Peterson Foundation
One of the major failures of the Affordable Care Act passed a few years ago is that it does nothing to reduce the cost of healthcare. As a result healthcare costs continue to soar year after year for the majority of the people.