Rising healthcare costs hits families in the pocketbook

September 8, 2011

That has apparently left many Americans financially worse off, according to a new Rand Corporation study. That's despite the fact that median income American families saw a 30 precent jump in income from 1999 to 2009.

Health spending grew more quickly and largely wiped out those gains.

The study's findings are published in the journal Health Affairs.

Copyright © 2019 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.