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As debate rages over prescription drug pricing, a new analysis finds that Americans spent much more on the same medicines as people living in 10 comparable countries, and their spending covered far fewer days of needed treatment per month.

Specifically, the U.S. spent 203 percent more per capita on drugs in 2015 than people living in countries such as Canada, France, Germany, Australia, and the U.K. But despite the higher spending, the amount of money Americans shelled out for the same types of medicines covered 12 percent fewer days.

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