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Many Americans have problems with cost and access to healthcare, poll finds

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1249 (Published 02 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1249
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. Seattle

While most Americans were satisfied with the healthcare they received, around 20% said that the quality had been “fair” to “poor,” and many reported having problems with the cost of, and access to, care, a new poll has found.1

The poll, conducted by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, surveyed 1000 adults nationwide and 1000 adults each in seven states—Florida, Kansas, New Jersey, …

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