David M. Walker writes:
Over the past three decades, other developed nations have done a much better job of keeping their health care costs
Virtually all of our major economic competitors in the developed world already provide universal coverage, and they do so for about $3,500 per
person every year – half that of the United States’ $7,000 per
Those differences are reflected across the board here in much higher hospital costs, doctors’ salaries, pharmaceutical prices and administrative costs.