13 million Americans skip prescription drugs due to cost
Not surprisingly, affordability is a bigger problem for uninsured people.
By Scott Wooldridge|December 07, 2021 at 09:12 AM
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Even before the economic upheaval created by the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 million Americans delayed or skipped getting prescription drugs due to affordability issues, according to a new study from the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
The report, based on a national survey of U.S. households, outlined the range of obstacles that Americans face in affording needed medications.
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