5 Symptoms of the Broken U.S. Healthcare System

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The United States, like many countries, has a long list of reforms that are needed. Immigration reform, budgetary reform, surveillance reform, education reform — the list is endless. Healthcare reform is predictably on that list; not even simply health insurance reform, which has its own laundry list of problems and solutions as anything that large and complicated is apt to. But U.S. healthcare itself is systematically challenged in a number of key ways. For a quick update on what main areas the U.S. healthcare system needs work, here’s just five glances into America’s flawed system.