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Breaking Barriers:
Lack of Health Insurance

Some say a lack of insurance is not a problem, but what are the more than 40 million people who are uninsured saying?

  • "Sometimes I have to hold off paying a (hospital) bill to keep the gas and electricity on."

  • "I donít want my children to be held back, because I am worrying about what might happen."

  • "I barely get finished paying one bill, when the next one comes in."

 


Source: Shirk M, Trost C, and Schultz S. In Their Own Words. Washington, DC. Kaiser Family Foundation; 2000
 
     

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