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The Underperforming U.S. Health Care System

Matthew Yglesias writes:

Yglesias » Life Expectancy at 65: Aaron Carroll looks instead at life expectancy at 65.... Strong evidence of systematic underperformance in the American system. And yet since we’re talking about Medicare-eligible people here that also suggests that the issue can’t be solved by messing with who has insurance or how insurance-provision is organized. You need to actually delve down into the delivery of health care services.