Fewer American Families Weighed Down by Medical Bills

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Feb. twelve, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The number of men and women struggling to pay out their clinical expenses declined considerably during the very last 10 years, as the Reasonably priced Treatment Act expanded health and fitness insurance plan protection and economic protection for the sick.

The percentage of family members who had challenges having to pay clinical bills in the past calendar year declined from about 20% in 2011 to 14% in 2018, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disorder Handle and Prevention’s Nationwide Heart for Wellness Figures (NCHS).

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