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Poll Shows Health Care Costs are a Burden for Many Kentuckians

Wednesday, April 24, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Melissa Moody
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April 11, 2013 (WEKU 88.9) A recent statewide survey shows health-care costs are a burden for many Kentuckians, especially for those who are poor and don't have insurance and put off getting care they need because they can't afford it. More than 60 percent of Kentucky adults in the poll said high costs forced them or a family member living in their home to delay getting care in the past year. Not surprisingly, almost 90 percent of uninsured respondents reported going completely without care in the past year.

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