Those expensive stitches, Part 2

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medical costs infographic

Truths: American health-care providers charge more because they can. Administrative costs for our enormously complex health-care system take a big bite out of the health-care dollar. Administrative efforts are not great at catching waste and fraud.

Myths: Our sytstem is fraught with waste over things like malpractice and obesity. Our health costs are high because of the expenses of treating an elderly population.

These facts and more, in an infographic from the folks over at Medical Billing and Coding.

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