As if I hadn’t linked to enough journalism chiding Steve Brill for not taking on physician earnings as part of the problem with American health care. Here is Mother Jones doing similarly from last month,
American doctors are pretty well paid.
So is this more or less than US doctors “deserve”? On that score, it’s worth pointing out that most American doctors have to pay their own medical school bills, a cost that’s picked up by the government in most other countries. Despite that, it’s a little hard to argue that American doctors, especially specialists, have been squeezed to the breaking point.