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man with hands over face Americans have borrowed a whopping $88 billion in the last year to pay for health care, while 65 million adults have skipped getting health care for an issue in the past 12 months because of what it would cost. (Photo: iStock)

The cost of American health care is a crisis, says a new report, and Americans fear its effects not just on them but also on the economy as a whole.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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