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We’re Last! Again! U.S. Health Care Ranks Poorly

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 in Political

The latest look at the U.S. health care system compared to other rich countries shows — yet again — that the United States comes in dead last. Americans spend far more per person on medical care, yet are less healthy than people in 10 other countries. The system is less fair than systems in other rich countries and it’s far less efficient, ranking last of 11 nations, the Commonwealth Fund report reads. The nonprofit Commonwealth Fund has been publishing its report — based on data from the World Health Organization, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and its own...

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