The price you pay

March 2007
Marketing Health Services;Spring2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports on the results of a healthcare and health insurance survey. Most Americans feel that unhealthy lifestyle decisions should require higher healthcare premiums in the United States. Some respondents stated that healthy people should not have to contribute to the cost of sick and frequent users of healthcare services. One survey question asked whether or not a person's income should determine their particular health care premium. Another question included the proposition for high income earners to pay taxes for the uninsured or underinsured.


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