doctor with child and mom Eightone percent of Americans would rather pay more on a monthly basisfor a health plan that has comprehensive coverage with minimal feeswhen they need treatments, (Photo: Shutterstock)

Americans list the high cost of health care as a top concern,according to a new consumer survey. The survey, conducted by Ipsos on behalf ofConsumers for Quality Care (CQC), found that no matter what thedemographic group, Americans want more predictability in costs andplans that offer quality coverage.

The CQC—which is a left-leaning advocacy group—is presenting thefindings as a “Negotiator's Guide” to policymakers, saying that itclarifies what Americans want from health legislation at a timewhen health care reform continues to be a hot political topic.

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