U.S. Women’s Health: Not So Great

February 15, 2019

(Managed Care Magazine) – The U.S. health care system places some unique burdens on women, who use more health care services than men and manage most of the bills for their families, researchers at the Commonwealth Fund found when they crunched some numbers about women’s health for 11 industrialized countries. The largely gloomy report found that U.S. women experience more chronic illness, are less satisfied with their care, and have more trouble affording it—skipping needed care because of cost—than women in comparable nations.

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