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Americans borrow $88 billion annually to pay for health care, survey finds

By Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) Americans borrowed a staggering $88 billion in the past year to pay for health care, a new survey finds. About 1 in 8 had to resort to borrowing to afford care in the previous year, according to a West Health-Gallup survey released Tuesday. Also, 65 million adults say they had a health issue… Read more »

Americans Borrowed $88 Billion to Pay for Health Care Last Year, Survey Finds

By Karen Zraick Americans borrowed an estimated $88 billion over the last year to pay for health care, according to a survey released on Tuesday by Gallup and the nonprofit West Health. The survey also found that one in four Americans have skipped treatment because of the cost, and that nearly half fear bankruptcy in the event of… Read more »

Hospital Pricing Data File

The results in this workbook are from an analysis conducted by Richard Kronick and Sarah Hoda Neyaz of data from the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 Annual Financial Disclosure Reports filed with the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, supplemented by data on Hopsital Quality Assurance Fee payments supplied the the California Department of Health… Read more »