Nonsequitur: More Americans Putting Off Healthcare Treatments

November 29, 2014

“…we’ll tell them they can keep their plans…”

Despite the promise that the Affordable Care Act would lead to better and less expensive healthcare, 33% of Americans have put off a medical treatment due to high cost. This is the highest rate in 14 years. More details here.

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2 Responses to “Nonsequitur: More Americans Putting Off Healthcare Treatments”

  1. […] course, this report leaves out the fact that people are using fewer healthcare services now.  Hospitals are seeing a significant decline in admissions, a trend that is expected to continue.  […]

  2. […] more than 20% of their income on health care premiums (and other out of pocket expenses) while using fewer medical services. In other words, “Workers are paying more but getting less protective benefits.” Read […]

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