US Healthcare, Time for a Change?
How is the US Healthcare system doing? Not well.
Time Health states U.S. Health Care Ranked Worst in the Developed World in an article dated June 17, 2014.
According to a 2014 Commonwealth Fund Survey, The US healthcare system has been rated the worst amongst industrialized nations for the fifth time.
Although the U.S. has the most expensive health care system in the world, the nation ranks lowest in terms of “efficiency, equity and outcomes,” according to the report. One of the most piercing revelations is that the high rate of expenditure for insurance is not commensurate to the satisfaction of patients or quality of service. High out-of-pocket costs and gaps in coverage “undermine efforts in the U.S. to improve care coordination,” the report summarized.”
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