The U.S. will cost you the most for treatment, both in absolute terms and relative to average incomes, while life expectancy of Americans — about 79 years — was exceeded by more than 25 countries and territories, according to an annual Bloomberg analysis in almost 200 economies.
These are the economies with the most (and least) efficient health care:
1. Hong Kong
54. U.S. and Azerbaijan
This is private industry versus publicly provided healthcare. So much for “private industry is so much more efficient than government.”