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11-country survey highlights frustrations with U.S. healthcare system


U.S. physicians have more problems dealing with insurance companies than their counterparts

U.S. physicians have more problems dealing with insurance companies than their counterparts

in 10 other countries, according to results from a 2013 survey conducted by the Commonwealth Fund and published by Health Affairsin November.

That’s just one key finding of a survey whose results exposed flaws in the U.S. healthcare system. The results show that U.S. citizens are more likely to go without care because of high costs and hassles of dealing with insurance companies.

“Compared with the health systems of other industrialized nations, the U.S. system is an outlier in terms of healthcare cost, access, and affordability,” the study’s authors concluded.

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