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Healthcare Not A Right

America is a sick country and getting sicker by the moment. So, is it any wonder that healthcare costs continue to surge out of control, outpacing every other sector of the economy.

Dr. Marty Makary, director of surgery and health policy at Johns Hopkins University, says 17 cents of every dollar spent in the U.S. goes to healthcare, which is one-sixth of all spending. Additionally, 48 percent of federal spending is healthcare related and, as of 2018, healthcare became the biggest business in the country.

So where do we go from here? In a healthcare video marathon, Dr. Makary and some of his colleagues examine America’s health problems, the costs and the role insurance plays. And they also dissect the big question: Single-payer or government-run healthcare? Here’s the video from PragerU.

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