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Lower Income Adults with Employer Sponsored Insurance Face Unique Challenges with Coverage Compared to Higher Income Adults

Lower income adults with employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) in the US were as likely as higher earners to have insurance problems but faced worse outcomes – such as care delays and health decline – as a result, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey. Lower earners had more difficulty in signing up for and comparing coverage and are more likely to rate provider availability, quality and the insurance’s overall performance as “fair” or “poor”. They were also twice as likely as higher earners to have trouble paying for medical bills.

Source: www.kff.org –

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