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Sun Dec 2, 2012, 09:44 AM

America's Stunningly Overpriced Healthcare System In 2 Charts [View all]

http://www.businessinsider.com/healthcare-spending-as-a-share-of-gdp-2012-11

It's no secret that the U.S. spends a crippling amount of money on healthcare.
Here's some global perspective from Credit Suisse.
First is healthcare spending as a share of GDP. It's not hard to find the U.S.



But this next chart is a bit more damning. It shows that the branded drugs Americans get are available for around half price across Europe.


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