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'So If You're Poor, You're Dead'? Watch These Brits Gasp When They Find Out Cost of Healthcare in the United States

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Britons in a video released Tuesday expressed incredulity and shock at the high cost of healthcare in the United States and thanked the United Kingdom's publicly-funded and administered National Health Service for sparing the country's people such exorbitant prices.

'So if you're poor, you're dead,' one young woman tells the interviewer from Joe Politics after hearing an asthma inhaler in the for-profit U.S. system costs between $250 and $300.

'When I try to explain how my insurance works here to British people,' said Watson, 'they're like 'wait, so you pay your premiums... and then you pay more when you actually go to the doctor?'' 

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