It's not just the financial cost, it's also the suffering cost while waiting for an appointment.
There is no free lunch. There is no free health care. And anyone comparing outcomes in different countries by comparing statistics on infant mortality and life expectancy is comparing apples and oranges. These matters are influenced by much more than a healthcare insurance system.Among other things, it's whether you count preemies who die as stillbirths. In the US, it is far more likely they'll be counted as live births.