Debunking Republican Healthcare Myths: "People Come To U.S. For Care!"

 
 Photos: Photo #1043976/PxHere; Kristopher Radder - Official U.S. Navy Page/Flickr

Photos: Photo #1043976/PxHere; Kristopher Radder - Official U.S. Navy Page/Flickr

 

While many do come to the U.S. for healthcare, a much larger number of people leave the U.S. for care. Medical tourism takes place to and from many different countries for many different reasons, and the complex reality of the situation is nothing like the crude, one-sided picture that conservatives paint for us. There's also no good evidence to support the claim that the U.S. has the world's best doctors and medical facilities.