Summary Of Steven Brill's Bitter Pill

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Steven Brill’s Bitter Pill: “Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us,” by Angelina Salikhbaeva
Summary: Steven Brill in the article “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us” clarifies his opinion about the costs of healthcare services in the United States.
The author writes about different stories of how families become bankrupt or unable to pay the total cost of the treatment to the US hospitals and related medical facilities. According to Steven Brill’s article, the US hospitals prescribe too much health care to patients. He claims that pharmaceutical companies get high gross profit margins by producing drugs. The prices people pay to hospitals in the US are unreasonably high compared to the real costs of treatments and drugs they receive.

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