The high cost of giving birth in the U.S.

Eugene Declercq, School of Public Health

Giving birth in the United States is far more expensive than in other countries, and the additional cost does not appear to come with additional benefits — Americans do not have more access to care or better access to care than citizens in other developed nations, according to an analysis from the New York Times…

Expert quote:

“It’s amazing how much patients buy into our tendency to do a lot of tests. We’ve met the problem, and it’s us.”

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