One in four Americans skipped going to the doctor for a YEAR because they are more afraid of the cost than the health consequences, study reveals

Nearly half of all Americans skipped going to the doctor when they were ill or injured because they were more afraid of the damage to their finances than they were the costs to their health and well-being.  
More than half of the people who answered a survey on their perception of healthcare said that they had received a bill that was higher than they had anticipated, and many had to drain their savings just to pay up.  
Americans spent $3.3 trillion last year on healthcare, but the new research from the University of Chicago and nonprofit research organization West Health Institute... read more

5 April 2018 in Health, Views: 52
Source: Daily Mail

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