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woman sitting on couch with bills and credit card looking fed up Notably, income isn’t a buffer against fear, as 75% of people who earn at least $100,000 are worried about losing their jobs. (Photo: Shutterstock)

To protect their own financial strength, hospitals and health care providers need to address patients’ fears regarding the cost of care in order to get them to “return to normal care settings,” according to a report from AccessOne. However, people with higher incomes reported greater levels of anxiety, the report found.

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Danielle Andrus


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