Survey: Voters Fearful About Medical Bills

By Catherine Arnst Among the many ticking time bombs that will drop on the next president, add health care. Despite the fact that there won’t be much money around for expensive new initiatives, the financial crisis could make the demand for health care reform even stronger. In a new survey from Deloitte LLP, two out of three American consumers say health care will be an important issue for the new president to address in his first term. The reason? Only 6% believe their family is prepared to handle future health care costs.

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