Too Great a Burden: Americans Face Rising Health Care Costs

Publication Date: April 2009

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Laura Parisi; Kim Bailey

Research Area: Health

Keywords: Health Care Cost

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report reveals how many Americans face very high health care costs and shows the magnitude of the health care cost crisis. The report provides data on how many people are in families that will spend more than 10 percent or 25 percent of their pre-tax income on health care in 2009.