Estimated 13M US Adults Delayed Or Didn’t Fill Prescription Drugs Pre-Pandemic.

December 2, 2021

Modern Healthcare (12/2, Kacik, Subscription Publication) reports, “An estimated 13 million adults delayed getting or didn’t fill prescription drugs prior to the COVID-19 pandemic due to cost, according to a new survey” from the Urban Institute. The survey found that more “than one-quarter of Medicare beneficiaries and 5.3% of privately insured adults spent more than 1% of their household income on their out-of-pocket prescription drug costs.”


Last modified on 12/03/2021


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