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CostContainmentMechanismsPUBH 402Introduction to theUS Healthcare System
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Healthcare ChallengesCostQualityAccessInefficientDisparitiesHealthinequities
E. C. Schneider, D. O. Sarnak, D. Squires, A. Shah, and M. M. Doty,Mirror, Mirror: How the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally at a Time of Radical Change,TheCommonwealth Fund, July 2017.AUSUKNETHNZNORSWESWIZGERCANFRAUSNote: Health care spending as a percent of GDP.Source: Spending data are from OECD for the year 2014, and exclude spending on capital formation of health care providers.Health Care System Performance Relative to SpendingHigherhealth systemperformanceLowerhealth systemperformanceEleven-country averageHigher health care spendingLower health care spending
Prices for Hospital and Physician Services, Pharmaceuticals, andDiagnostic ImagingTotal hospital and physician costs,2013aDiagnostic imaging prices,2013aPrice comparison forin-patentpharmaceuticals,2010(U.S. set to 100)bBypass surgeryAppendectomyMRICT scan(abdomen)Australia$42,130$5,177$350$50049Canada$9750France61Germany95Netherlands$15,742$4,995$461$279New Zealand$40,368$6,645$1,005$731Switzerland$36,509$9,845$138$43288United Kingdom46United States$75,345$13,910$1,145$896100aSource: International Federation of Health Plans, 2013 Comparative Price Report.

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DANACLAHANE
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Supply And Demand, Health care in the United States

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