Too Great a Burden: America's Families at Risk

Publication Date: December 2007

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Kim Bailey; Beth Wikler

Research Area: Health

Type: Report


More and more American families are spending a substantial share of their incomes on health care costs, and most of these families have insurance. Faced with high health care costs and tight budgets, families are turning to credit cards to finance their care, and many are falling into medical debt.