Medical Expense Crisis Highlighted by AccordingToAmerica.com

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One American will go bankrupt within the next 30 seconds because of overwhelming medical bills, making medical expenses an issue at the forefront of AccordingToAmerica.com. AccordingToAmerica.com features a thought-provoking quiz relating to the most pressing political issues identified in Senator Bradley's new book "The New American Story." Quiz respondents can voice their opinions on medical expenses and instantly compare their answers to other quiz takers' responses.

Every 30 seconds overwhelming medical expenses cause an American to go bankrupt, according to the National Coalition of Health Care. Medical expenses are a pressing political issue addressed in both "The New American Story," and the AccordingToAmerica.com quiz entitled "New Solutions or Old Politics: Are You Ready for a New American Story?" (http://www.AccordingToAmerica.com). "The New American Story," the sixth book from former Democratic senator, one-time presidential hopeful, NBA All-Star and New York Times best seller Bill Bradley was released March 27, 2007. AccordingToAmerica.com allows visitors to voice their opinion on American medical expenses and other hot political issues.

AccordingToAmerica.com quiz respondents can instantly compare their opinions on the American medical expense crisis to other quiz respondents' answers. In addition to viewing their results, users have the opportunity to read in-depth explanations based on facts and Bradley's political views and experiences (http://www.AccordingToAmerica.com).

American hospitals have made a habit of over-billing insurance companies in order to ensure they collect what they're owed; with more than 46 million uninsured American, bankruptcies caused by overwhelming medical bills are inevitable. Former Senator Bill Bradley's new book "The New American Story" identifies the most pressing political issues of present day America.

Bradley also cites testimony before the Senate Finance Committee in March 2006, in which former Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill said that health care organizations react to economic pressures in ways that place human concerns beneath financial goals. These financial goals continue to drive medical expense debt.

Because of the problems associated with today's medical expenses, Bradley believes mandating health insurance for everyone will drive down medical expenses while ensuring reasonable profits for health care organizations and providers.

Bill Bradley served as a New Jersey Senator from 1978 to 1996 and ran for the Democratic presidential bid in 2000. He has authored extensive legislation including the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Bradley has also authored: "Time Present, Time Past," a New York Times bestseller about his life as a senator; "The Journey From Here;" New York Times bestseller "Values of the Game;" "The Fair Tax;" and "Life on the Run."

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