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Health of the Healthcare System

Health of the Healthcare System is a diagnostic look at the state of our healthcare system. How does the U.S. healthcare system compare to health systems of other high-income countries, and how has it fared over time? Kaiser Health News and former-NPR reporter, Julie Rovner, takes us through a check-up of our system by assessing four key areas: how healthy we are, the quality of care we receive, how much it costs, and how accessible it is.

This video was written and produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, as part of its partnership with the Peterson Center on Healthcare. All charts and data referenced in the video are available on the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker.


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