November 17, 2010Survey: 94% of Docs Report Patients Rationing, Forgoing Meds and Treatments in Past Six Months

Economic atmosphere becoming “Kafkaesque” as patients feel financial pinch WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A survey of 500 U.S. primary care physicians revealed that 97.8 percent saw a rise in financial concerns among their patients in the past six months, with 94.6 percent reporting their patients rationing and forgoing medications and treatments in the past six months. The

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October 6, 2010Survey: Skyrocketing Concerns About Treatment Costs Among Cancer Patients

Two thirds of US oncologists report patients rationing meds or forgoing treatments in past six months WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ninety five percent of the nation’s oncologists report a rise in their patients’ concerns over treatment costs in the past six months, according to a survey conducted by MDLinx (www.mdlinx.com), one of the U.S.’s largest doctor portals. More

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