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Forty percent of Americans with employer-sponsored healthinsurance struggle to pay for their health care costs, according toa new survey, and those with chronic conditions are especially hard hit.

The survey, conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the LosAngels Times, suggests a growing affordability problem, not forthose on government programs or in the Affordable Care Act'sindividual market, but with employer-sponsored health insurance,long considered the most stable and desirable type of insurancecoverage.

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