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Health status, expense discourage medication adherence among under-, uninsured patients

Health status, expense discourage medication adherence among under-, uninsured patients

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Patients who rated their overall health status as "good" were more likely to report better adherence to prescribed medications.

Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes

Older insulins may be option for uninsured patients with diabetes

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Current insulin treatments and new agents to manage diabetes may be prohibitively expensive for patients without health insurance.

CDC: Nearly half of all Americans use prescription drugs

CDC: Nearly half of all Americans use prescription drugs

Overall prescription use has increased in kids, adults and the elderly, but access disparities still exist for uninsured.

Many uninsured don't intend to obtain health coverage

Many uninsured don't intend to obtain health coverage

About 50% of uninsured adults in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll said they weren't planning on purchasing coverage through a health exchange.

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