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Charlottesville Recognized for Affordable Health Care

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Charlottesville has earned some recognition for its health care services. Livability.com named the city sixth in the nation for affordable health care.

Of the top 10 cities listed, the site says Charlottesville holds the highest doctor to resident ratio and has hospitals that offer competitive pricing. Martha Jefferson Hospital says the ranking reinforces its commitment to providing adequate services.

"And that value proposition is to first and foremost to make sure that patient care is delivered safely, and we deliver great outcomes and do that in a very affordable way that families can count on in our community,” said Ron Cottrell of Martha Jefferson Hospital.

The editors factor in the number of area hospitals, primary care physicians, and overall quality of life when making the annual list.

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