Health care politics There is reasonable, bipartisan consensus that changes should be made to ensure that individuals have access to affordable health care. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The U.S. health care system is broken. Over the years, the system has become very expensive and difficult for individuals to navigate; in fact, more than 27 million people in the U.S. are without any type of health insurance. For these individuals, the cost of care alone can exceed their financial resources – putting many at risk if they should become ill.

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