Health care is one of the most powerful tools for the average American, and it is a major part of the U.S. economy.
But, with rising costs, it can make it difficult for people to make ends meet.
A new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that the average cost of a family’s health care has risen by an average of 10% annually since 2010.
That means that the cost of covering an average family has increased by nearly $2,000, which is nearly twice the national average.
But how does that affect people?
The Kaiser report suggests that some of the higher costs could be explained by higher deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses and out-pays, among other factors.
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