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Americans may not want to pay higher taxes to pay for universal health care, but they are willing to voluntarily contribute to another person’s health care costs–whether they know the individual personally or not.
With no overall solution to the problem of unaffordable health care in sight, Americans have instead turned to Band-Aid fixes, such as skipping care, rationing drugs, and even flying to other countries for major procedures. Another trend in recent years: crowdfunding to cover the cost of medical bills.
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Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.
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