Wednesday , 17 April 2024

Americans Aren’t Getting Their Medical Money’s Worth – Does Your Country Rank In the Top 20?

Americans aren’t getting their medical money’s worth – not by a long shot! According to an annual Bloomberg analysis in almost 200 economies the U.S. will cost you the most for treatment, both in absolute terms and relative to average incomes. Indeed, if you want medical care without quickly draining your fortune try Singapore or Hong Kong as your healthy havens.

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[The U.S. is no where to be found on the list below of the top 21 countries. Canada ranks 16th and Mexico ranks 20th, tied with mainland China.]

Please note: Rankings can change substantially year-over-year because of such things as recession, currency fluctuations and volatile spending patterns relative to the slow pace of improvement in life expectancy.