Americans borrowed a staggering $88 billion in the past year to pay for health care, a new survey finds.

About 1 in 8 had to resort to borrowing to afford care in the previous year, according to a West Health-Gallup survey released Tuesday. Also, 65 million adults say they had a health issue but didn't seek treatment due to cost. Nearly a quarter had to cut back on spending to pay for health care or medicine.

Americans borrow $88 billion for health care

michael kaplan's picture

So, the current system is a

So, the current system is a mammoth subsidy for the credit industry ...

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