Study: Doctor visits decline, uninsur...

Study: Doctor visits decline, uninsured less healthy

There are 1 comment on the The Indianapolis Star story from Oct 2, 2012, titled Study: Doctor visits decline, uninsured less healthy. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

As the father of 9- and 6-year-old daughters, Hugh Fink says he's comfortable being the only man in... People made fewer visits to the doctor over the past 10 years -- a time when the cost of health insurance, deductibles and co-pays soared, according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau out Monday.

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rehabthebill

Pottstown, PA

#1 Oct 2, 2012
The questions still remains. Does the quality of life offset the financial hardships trying to maintain INSURANCE to pay for medical care.

Kids and chronic illness are onething but don't the financial stresses of trying to stay insured offset any so called quality of life gain. Somethings it literally pays to pay for a medical event out of pocket every few years than trying to stay in the system as an insured patient.

Studies like this are just cup shaking by the health care industry.

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