Prior to ACA, U.S. Health Care System Ranked Among Least Efficient of Developed Countries, Analysis Finds
The U.S. health care system was one of the least-efficient among developed nations before the Affordable Care Act was implemented, according to a Bloomberg analysis. The analysis ranked the U.S. as 44th out of the 51 nations, behind China, Serbia and Turkey. However, that was an improvement over 2013, when the U.S. ranked 46th of 48 countries.
- "U.S. Health System Among Least Efficient Before Obamacare" (Edney, Bloomberg, 9/18).