October 6, 2008
More Than One-Third of Americans Struggle With Health Care
Although 79% of households nationwide say everyone in their home is insured, 21% say at least one person in their household is not covered by a health plan. And, that’s just the beginning. Another 10% of households did not have continuous coverage during the past year. Furthermore, 6% report they scaled back their coverage this year to cut costs. When all of these factors are taken into account, 37% of U.S. households are feeling the effects of the health care crisis.