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Survey showed if Americans have enough money to cover medical costs 

Americans are expressing concerns about their savings and financial burden caused by the coronacrisis

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Survey showed if Americans have enough money to cover medical costs. Source:

According to the survey, 52% of Americans don’t have enough money saved to cover COVID-19 medical costs. In addition to that, 46% revealed they would think twice about seeking medical care right now due to its cost.

The respondents are also concerned about price transparency in the US healthcare system. Thus, 90% of them think coronavirus medical care prices shouldn’t be higher than the prices on a restaurant menu.

Apart from medical bills, 23% of respondents won’t be able to pay bills like utilities or mortgage payments this month. Meanwhile, 24% of Americans surveyed reported losing their job because of the COVID-19.

The survey report also uncovered that 9% of people surveyed lost their health insurance during this pandemic.

As to the thing the majority of US respondents agree on, 87% of them thought healthcare workers on the frontlines deserve a financial bonus from the federal government.



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