18% of those 50-64 Avoid Medical Care or Filling Prescriptions Due to Cost

18% of those 50-64 Avoid Medical Care or Filling Prescriptions Due to Cost “…Avoidance of Medical Care and Association With Health Insurance Affordability Concerns Approximately 13.2% (95% CI, 11.2%-15.5%) of respondents said that they did not get medical care in the past year because of cost (Table 2). In addition, 11.9% (95% CI, 9.9%-14.1%) reported […]

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18.2% of those 50-64 Avoid Medical Care or Filling Prescriptions Due to Cost

18.2% of those 50-64 Avoid Medical Care or Filling Prescriptions Due to Cost “…Avoidance of Medical Care and Association With Health Insurance Affordability Concerns Approximately 13.2% (95% CI, 11.2%-15.5%) of respondents said that they did not get medical care in the past year because of cost (Table 2). In addition, 11.9% (95% CI, 9.9%-14.1%) reported […]

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1 in 4 People in the U.S. Report Difficulty Paying for Prescriptions

1 in 4 People in the U.S. Report Difficulty Paying for Prescriptions “This Visualizing Health Policy infographic spotlights national spending on prescription drugs and the public’s views on pharmaceutical prices. Prescription drug spending rose sharply in 2014, driven by growth in expenditures on specialty drugs, including medications to treat cancer and hepatitis C. Medicare’s spending […]

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