More Americans Can’t Afford Drugs Anymore

“Drug Prices Are Too Damn High”

The most recent West Health and Gallup survey reports that 7% of U.S. adults were unable to pay for at least one prescription medication between March and June of 2021.

During this time period, adults under age 65 were twice as likely as seniors to be unable to pay, medication insecurity was highest for those with the greatest need for prescriptions, and 10% have skipped dosages to preserve drugs and save money. Read more here.

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