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Many young people don't pay for it because they mistakenly think it's too expensive.
Exotic insurance offers often aren't worth the price.
Average insurance premiums ranged from $11,000 to over $13,500 for families in 2008, report finds
Innovations in financing, delivery of care are needed to close gaps, experts say
But government study also shows uninsured accounted for almost 1 out of 5 ER patients
Obstacles mount when employer-based coverage is not an option, survey finds
Cost, financing remain volatile issues in the drive for bipartisan support
Dr. Regina Benjamin was first black woman to be on AMA's board
Researchers suspect overuse as a cause, but note that other costs are down
Too often, EMS crews feel obliged to bring unresponsive patient to hospital, study finds