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That’s for people under 60. People over 60 (aka the people who require the most medical attention and have some of the lowest costs in the US) are paying close to 5 times what they pay in the US.

When you factor in that most ER patients are not receiving treatment within 4 hours, it’s no wonder more an more are shelling out the money for private care.

Something else to take into account is that the NHS spends more money per year than the US medical industry generates in an entire year. Why? Because NHS is much more elastic in their spending than the private consumer, allowing medical and pharmaceutical companies to jack up their prices knowing full well that NHS will pay for it.

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