Steve Parente and Archelle Georgiou in MPR News 

The cost of health care is often the focal point of any health care debate in the U.S. — and it's for good reason.

The United States spends more money on health care than any other developed country in the world, according to the World Bank.

The Journal of the American Medical Association predicts that by 2020, spending on health care in the U.S. will exceed the amount of Germany's economy as a whole.

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