Gallup poll: 34 million Americans have lost a loved one who couldn't afford medical expenses
Awful new stat: More than 13% of American adults -- or about 34 million people -- report knowing of at least one friend or family member in the past five years who died because they couldn’t afford healthcare
Here's a stunner from new Gallup Poll out today: Thirty-four million US adults report knowing someone who has died in the past five years who did not receive needed medical treatment due to their inability to pay for it
Seems relevant: 34 Million people in U.S had a friend or family member die in the past 5 years because they couldn't afford treatment
13% of 🇺🇲ns report knowing someone who died in the last 5 years who couldn't afford Tx 23% report Rx insecurity due to costs Interesting differences based on political party affiliation CC:
Almost 1 in 4 Americans couldn't afford "needed medicine or drugs that a doctor prescribed" in the past 12 months. This from . Bipartisan bills in Congress will lower Rx prices & oop costs to fix this travesty. Time to get it done.
34 million adults know someone who died after not getting treatment 58 million adults report inability to pay for needed drugs in past year #
A stunning 34 million American adults have a friend or family member who died in the last 5 years because they were unable to afford medical treatment
Gallup: "More than 13% of American adults -- or about 34 million people -- report knowing of at least one friend or family member in the past five years who died after not receiving needed medical treatment because they were unable to pay for it."
Millions in U.S. Lost Someone Who Couldn't Afford Treatment, - ht
"34M U.S. adults report knowing someone who has died in the past five years who did not receive needed treatment due to their inability to pay for it." 58M couldn't afford needed drugs last year.