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Single-payer is a whole lot more popular than America’s absurd health-care system

Single-payer is a whole lot more popular than America’s absurd health-care system

Think America has the best health-care system in the world? Americans don’t.

When the Commonwealth Fund surveyed residents of different health-care systems, Americans proved a whole lot less happy with their health-care system than anyone else did. The study also looked at costs, wait times, barriers to access, quality measures, and much more. Those more “objective” measures of health quality don’t come out looking so good for the U.S., either. Learn more here.

Ezra Klein | November 18, 2013 at 9:47 am
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