U.S. doctors: Time wasted with insurance

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. doctors say they spend too much time on insurance company problems and tracking down patient information, a survey indicates.

U.S. ranks last in preventable deaths

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The United States' preventable mortality rate was almost twice that of France, which lowered its rate to 55 per 100,000 in 2007, a report found.

25 million U.S. adults are underinsured

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- The number of underinsured U.S. adults rose 60 percent from 2003 to 2007 from 16 million to more than 25 million, researchers said.

U.S. last in preventable death rate

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The United States ranks last among 19 industrialized nations when it comes to deaths that could have been prevented.

Risk of premature death higher in South

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- A new report says southern U.S. states lag well behind the rest of the country in health care.

More employed Americans are uninsured

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- More and more of Americans who lack health insurance are turning up in unexpected places: factories and offices of major employers.

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