Great article in the Washington Post by columnist Harold Meyerson. He offers insight into the true cost in terms of suffering and premature deaths resulting from America's continued failure to make healthcare available to all its citizens. Here's an excerpt:
"...The big question raised by the data in this study is how Americans have allowed themselves to sink to the bottom of so many indexes that measure the quality and duration of our lives. What's truly exceptional about America, it turns out, is the indifference we show to our compatriots, the absence of the kind of national solidarity more evident in the nations that surpass us on all these indexes."
Read the entire column at: American exceptionalism in healthcare is cause for shame