A Shocking Number Of Americans Know Someone Who Died Due To Unaffordable Care

In the last five years, 34 million Americans watched as someone they knew died because they couldn’t afford medical treatment, according to a survey report that Gallup and West Health published Tuesday.

That means 13% of Americans personally knew someone who died who didn’t get the medical care they knew they needed because they couldn’t afford it.


Americans older than 65 were the least likely to report knowing someone in this situation, perhaps reflecting Medicare’s universal coverage of retirees.

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