Doctor talking with patient Beyond confusion about plan coverage and the inconvenience of taking off, for many employees, a lack of trust in the level of care they will receive presents a major barrier to accessing care.

How often do you go to the doctor for your own needs? Probably less than you'd like to admit. I know that, for a long time, I should have gotten my health checked on much more frequently. Instead, I'd convince myself to power through times of pain or discomfort until it was too late — and a small problem became one that couldn't be ignored.

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