Per Capita Healthcare Costs — International Comparison

Jul 7, 2020 United States per capita healthcare spending is nearly three times the average of other developed countries

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation Chart Pack:

The PGPF chart pack illustrates that budget-making involves many competing priorities, limited resources, and complex issues. In this set of charts, we aim to frame the financial condition and fiscal outlook of the U.S. government within a broad economic, political, and demographic context.

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