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Cost is what ails health care

“I’m lucky to have health insurance, but I still can’t afford to go to the doctor.”
“Ah, yes, you speak of a growing problem in health care. According to NextAvenue.org, between ‘a third and a half of people age 45 to 59 and a quarter of those 60+ went without needed health care in the past year due to its cost.’ That was the finding of a recent survey by West Health Institute and NORC at the University of Chicago.”
“My health insurance used to cover most of my costs. Now I have extremely high deductibles that ...


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