Poll: Americans rank health care near top of economic woes

May 2008
Business Journal (Central New York);5/23/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p13
The article discusses a survey regarding the economic concerns of citizens in the U.S. The survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit organization found that health care costs belong to the top personal economic problems of Americans. The survey revealed that health benefits play an important role in people's decision to find another job or stick on with the current job.


Related Articles

  • Poll: Many people skip, delay care. Reinhardt, Eric // Business Journal (Central New York);5/8/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p7 

    The article reports on the survey results that six out of 10 Americans postponed or missed health care services due to its cost according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation's April Health Tracking Poll released on April 24, 2009. It mentions that the Kaiser study depicts what people do...

  • The US still leads…in healthcare spending.  // Contemporary Urology;Apr2007, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p8 

    The article reports on the increased healthcare spending in the U.S., according to a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation in April 2007. The U.S. share of gross domestic product devoted to healthcare increased by 6.4% from 1980 to 2003. Countries included in the survey were...

  • Health care cost hikes increasing. WOJCIK, JOANNE // Business Insurance;10/3/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 38, p1 

    The article reports on the increase in health insurance plan costs in the U.S. in 2011. Based on a survey conducted by Kaiser Family Foundation as well as the Health Research & Educational Trust, the trend in insurance plan is expected to continue to improve until 2012. According to benefits...

  • Consumer-Directed Health Plans.  // Health Management Technology;Jan2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p10 

    This article highlights results of the 2006 survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation on enrollees in U.S. consumer-directed health plans (CDHP). During the past year, 26 percent of CDHP enrollees did not fill a prescription because of cost, compared to only 15 percent in traditional...

  • Survey Finds Consumer Anxiety About Health Costs If Bill Of Rights Sparks Litigation.  // Insurance Advocate;9/8/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 34, p44 

    Presents results of a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation on consumers anxiety about health care costs in the United States. Support for the patients' bill of rights legislation; Health care issues considered important by respondents; Speculations on the effect of the enactment of patients'...

  • Employers still taking subsidy for retiree Rx. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;12/18/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 51, p3 

    The article focuses on a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Hewitt Associates Inc. regarding organizations who will take a federal subsidy that offers retiree prescription drug coverage that meets a certain level. The subsidy provides 28% of each retiree's prescription drug...

  • Family health premiums outpace single coverage: Study. Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;9/21/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 33, p4 

    The article presents the findings of a survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust. The 2009 Employer Health Benefits Survey has revealed that premiums for family coverage through employer-sponsored health insurance plans in the U.S. rose by 5%....

  • Survey finds states maintain Medicaid, CHIP policies.  // AHA News;1/24/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p8 

    The article discusses a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured which revealed that in spite of tight budgets, two U.S. states retained or improve the accessibility of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 2010.

  • Study gives mixed result on ratings. Hatch, David // Electronic Media;06/01/98, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p4 

    Presents information on the results of a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, which indicated that sex and violence on television in the United States has increased by 50 percent. Views that parents are unfamiliar with the rating scheme; Statements from United States Vice President...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics