Health care represents one of the most out-of-control expenses facing Americans today. Costs for every aspect of medical care, from stitches to basic physical exams, have been skyrocketing in the US for years and show little sign of slowing down, even with Obamacare attempting to curb the swell. One of the biggest problems in trying to address this issue is the fact that most people - even our representatives in Congress - don't fully understand what, exactly, makes our costs so ridiculously out of proportion with those of the rest of the world. Is it our high percentage of obese people, as many claim? Or the high cost of malpractice suits, another common scapegoat? Well, it turns out that many of the common ideas about the high cost of US health care are nothing more than myths. Our friends at Medical Billing and Coding separate fact from fiction in part 2 of their infographic series on the absurdity of health care expenses in America, and explain the real reasons why health care is so expensive. In case you missed it - you can view part one here.
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