Wednesday, June 18, 2014
USA! USA! We're Number 1...1
New Commonwealth Fund study and ranking of eleven leading countries and their quality and cost of health case finds U.S. ranked...dead last. We also pull up the rear, so to speak, in five separate categories. "This doesn't mean that we're the worst in the world; there are plenty of less-developed countries that have worse systems than America's. But when the United States is compared against peer countries like France and Canada it does not come out well. It comes out the very worst."
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