Average Family’s Health Care Costs Surpass $25,000, Report Finds
The costs are triple what a family paid in 2001.
Average Family Healthcare Costs Have Tripled Since 2001
The costs of providing health care to an average American family surpassed $25,000 for the first time in 2016 — even as the rate of health cost increases slowed to a record low, a new analysis revealed Tuesday. (Mangan, 5/24)
Kansas Health Institute:
Survey: Health Care Costs Are Bigger Concern For Kansans
NPR, Harvard University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation partnered to survey Americans last year about their perceptions of health care. Kansas was one of seven states — Florida, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas and Wisconsin were the others — singled out for a closer look. And the thing that stood out about Kansans was the degree of concern they expressed about the cost of health care. (Thompson, 5/25)