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1 in 3 Americans Can't Keep Up With Their Medical Bills | Care2 Causes

1 in 3 Americans Can't Keep Up With Their Medical Bills | Care2 Causes

1 in 3 Americans struggles to pay medical bills according to a survey of more than 50,000 people by the National Center for Health Statistics , which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Specifically, the survey found that, in the first half of 2011, 1 in 3 Americans lived in a family that - had difficulty paying its medical bills within the previous year; - was currently paying a medical bill over time; - had medical bills that the family was simply unable to pay at all. As the CDC notes, previous research had found that, in 2010, 1 in 5 Americans had faced similar financial difficulties regarding their medical costs. The new study is larger in scope and also included questions such as whether one was able to pay medical bills over time that the earlier study had not. In a summary of the study, NPR’s Julie Rovner points out that, “not surprisin...

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