It costs less than $60 to have a baby in Finland. How?

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    We only have the best healthcare in the world if you're rich. The average person in a place like Finland has much better healthcare options. That's why public approval of their healthcare system is over 90%.

    It costs less than $60 to have a baby in Finland. How?

     
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    well I guess your moving to finland,,,dont let the door hit you where the good lord split you
     
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    Boring...
     
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    These lefties have GOT to stop assuming that because a website has "news" in its title, that means it's an actual news source.
     
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    It's interesting how your "source" compares what's charged to the mother in Finland to the total cost of the birth in the US, and you just eat it up with a spoon.
     
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    However, it is. There are plenty of sites that describe the same stories. The evidence is clear. All other industrial countries have universal healthcare. The medical results are far above ours.
     
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    no the evidence is not clear in that direction,,,,
     
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    People in Finland pay over half of their income in taxes, plus a 24% VAT tax. The government takes away most of their money and then gives them back a fraction in services.
     
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    Not saying healthcare in Finland isn't great or better....
    ...but to say it only costs $60 to give birth is a little misleading.
     
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