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America’s lousy healthcare, continued

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The Commonwealth Fund reports:

“An 11-country survey {by the Commonwealth Fund} finds that adults in the United States are far more likely than those in other countries to go without needed care because of costs and to struggle to afford basic necessities such as housing and healthy food. U.S. adults are also more likely to report having poor health and emotional distress. Bright spots for the U.S. include rates of timely access to specialist care, discussion with a physician about ways to lead a healthy life, and coordinated hospital discharge planning.”

All in all, it’s another sign of how bad the U.S. ¬†healthcare system is compared most of the rest of the Developed World. It is also by far the most expensive.

To read the report, please hit this link.

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