Handy reference: Health care systems compared
Lots of articles are swinging the phrase that the US has the most expensive and yet lowest level of healthcare of the industrialized nations. The table above are the numbers that they are referencing.
PLEASE, read it and draw your own conclusions.
If you see conflicting claims, then check the sources for both. Don't take for granted that some newscaster *saying* the source was so-and-so, actually go check to see what so-and-so says.