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By the numbers: Americans can't afford doctors

Published: Apr 26 2013 01:02:53 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 26 2013 07:25:44 PM EDT

A growing number of Americans are skipping needed medical care because they can't afford it. Take a look at how many Americans can't afford health care and the reasons why, by the numbers.

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A growing number of Americans are skipping needed medical care because they can't afford it, according to a recent study released by Commonwealth Fund's Biennial Health Insurance.

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