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Rising health care costs pose great challenges to many American families. A recent poll by the Morning Consult and Business Insider found that 58 percent of adults have delayed some form of medical care because the cost is simply too high.
The survey of 4,400 adults found:
These findings come as other data show that the United States spends the most money on health care of any country in the world – $3.5 trillion.
Americans older than 65 were the only group where most reported that they continue to seek medical care despite high costs.
How does your experience with health care costs match up with those surveyed? Have costs become higher than you can handle? Share your story with Voices for Affordable Health.