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Half of the people in the US pay 1 thousand dollars annually to get medical treatment (deductibles) – May 2018

Women With Breast Cancer Delay Care When Faced With High Deductibles NYT May 2018

  • Study found that women with high deductibles “delayed beginning chemotherapy by an average of seven months”
  • “About 11 percent of covered workers have a deductible of at least $3,000”
  • Also” numerous studies show people are more likely to forgo preventive care when they have a high deductible — even if that care is free”

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  • Some people delay getting treatment until the start of the next year so as to not have to pay deductibles in each year

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Problem
ReducesEvidence
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