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New survey finds large racial divide in concern over ability to pay for COVID-19 treatment

New survey finds large racial divide in concern over ability to pay for COVID-19 treatment

People of color are far more likely to worry about their ability to pay for healthcare if diagnosed with COVID-19 than their White counterparts, according to a new survey from nonprofit West Health and Gallup. By a margin of almost two to one (58% vs. 32%), non-White adults report that they are either ‘extremely concerned’ or ‘concerned’ about the potential cost of care. That concern is three times higher among lower-income versus higher-income households (60% vs. 20%).

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