Economics @ ITT

Eight Reasons US Healthcare Costs 96% More Than Cuba’s—With the Same Results

Posted in economics, Policy Issues by ittecon on January 14, 2011

Life expectancy of about 78 years of age in Cuba is equivalent to the US. Yet, in 2005, Cuba was spending $193 per person on health care, only 4% of the $4540 being spent in the US. Where could the other 96% of US health care dollars be going?

via Eight Reasons US Healthcare Costs 96% More Than Cuba’s–With the Same Results | | AlterNet.

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