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FEATURED RESOURCE: The Commonwealth Fund's Scorecard on State Health System Performance, 2015 Edition, finds continuing wide variations among states on 42 indicators of health care access, quality, costs and outcomes. If all states performed as well as the best state on each of the indicators, millions of Americans would gain access to higher quality and more affordable health care while thousands of premature deaths could be prevented.