Your Liver or Your House? The Problem with Medical Billing

Modern medicine has afforded the world’s population endless benefits. Thanks to scientific advances in medicine, the world’s life expectancy has improved dramatically from the 19th Century to the present. Life expectancy in the United States in 1860 hovered around 40 years of age (give or take). As of 2020, just 160 years later, life expectancy has nearly doubled to around 77 years of age now according to the CDC.