Monday, May 19, 2014

Obamacare Plans Are So Inadequate on Rx That Pharmacy Experts Predict Uptick in Patients Forgoing Needed Drugs

  • In a typical employer-sponsored health plan, on average, people pay about 22% of the cost of prescription drugs.  Insurance covers the rest.  
  • Obamacare's bronze and silver plans (the two most popular) require more than double that amount from a patient.  
  • The out-of-pocket cost a patient must pay before coverage begins –  has an average deductible of $3,631.   
Source: Kaiser Health News