Originally Posted by Neezar
We only pay more because there is more treatment available.
Shorter, unhealthier lives? That is due to people's laziness and lack of taking responsibilty for themselves. That has nothing to do with our healthcare system.
If you are educated and know how to use our system then you can't find better healthcare any where in the world. I hope my kids will be educated and take better care of themselves.
Exactly Americans have more options available, thus the quality of our healthcare is much better than those other nations. And, as everyone knows, you pay more for quality.