The cost of healthcare services in the U.S. is affecting Americans’ financial health in multiple ways:
- Forty-five percent of Americans fear bankruptcy should a major health event strike.
- Americans have collectively borrowed an estimated $88 billion in the last year to cover healthcare costs.
- 2.7 million Americans have borrowed at least $10,000 to pay for care for themselves or a member of their household in the last 12 months.
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— West Health (@WestHealth) April 2, 2019