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$10 per night hospital stays?

April 15, 2008
by Doug Edwards
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At first glance, Japan's healthcare system sounds great: Everyone is covered; every procedure is covered; and anyone can see a specialist. Yet reimbursement is so low that some doctors rely on vending machines in their waiting rooms to earn extra income. Hospital stays are as low as $10 per night. And we think reimbursement in this country is too low to cover costs! Check out the NPR story on Japan's healthcare system.



Japans health care still sounds better than ours. Sounds like the only ones suffering in Japan are the hospitals and doctors becuase they can't rake in the dough like they do here in the states.
I'll take Japans healthcare any day over ours.

Doug Edwards

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Doug Edwards is Vice President and Managing Director of Vendome Healthcare Media’s Mental Health...

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