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Poll Finds Americans Blame Insurers, Drug Companies for Rising Health Costs
Date:3/24/2010

whose organization includes a medical debt resolution service, hears stories of people who have insurance and yet can't pay their medical bills. Forty-one percent of working-age adults, or 72 million people, reported a problem paying their medical bills or had accrued medical debt in 2007, up from 34 percent, or 58 million people, in 2005, according to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey.

"People are struggling to pay premiums, struggling to pay out-of-pocket costs, and they are struggling to pay medical debt," Rukavina said. "They have every right to be concerned if the current cost trends continue."

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If you are having trouble paying a medical bill, The Access Project's Medical Debt Resolution Program may be able to help.



SOURCES: Uwe Reinhardt, Ph.D., James Madison Professor of Political Economy, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.; Humphrey Taylor, chairman, The Harris Poll, Harris Interactive, New York City; Mark Rukavina, executive director, The Access Project, Boston; Harris Interactive/Healthday poll, March 22, 2010


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