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New Polling: When It Comes to Health Insurance Coverage, What Most Concerns You?

Allyson Funk
Allyson Funk November 13, 2014

New Polling: When It Comes to Health Insurance Coverage, What Most Concerns You?.

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This morning, PhRMA joined Morning Consult to host a panel of experts discussing where health care coverage stands now and where we need to go. The conversation was spurred by a recent poll Morning Consult produced on behalf of PhRMA that asked 1,908 registered voters their thoughts about health coverage. Event participants engaged online through Twitter chat using the hashtag #CoverageInYear2, and some highlights from the conversation are below:

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Panelists agreed patients need tools and  transparent and usable information about health insurance plans and the costs associated with accessing needed services. Panelists shared stories about the challenges patients are facing now including surprising out-of-pocket costs or high coinsurance when they try to access health care services and treatments.

New polling from Morning Consult found more than 60 percent of Americans are concerned about the out-of-pocket costs associated with their health coverage.

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Thank you to all who participated in this important dialogue today. The full polling results are available here, and let us know what you think below or on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Topics: Health Insurance, Access Better Coverage