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High costs force third of Americans to skip needed healthcare

HealthDay/Washington Post, March 26, 2008
One-third of Americans say high costs force them to skip needed medical care, and one-quarter of the respondents said they had serious problems paying for the care they needed, according to a survey sponsored by the AFL-CIO. Among those surveyed, 95 percent said U.S. healthcare needed fundamental change or a complete overhaul.