High health care costs are hurting Americans already burdened by a global pandemic and economic crisis. Consumers are deeply frustrated with unexpected hospital fees, surprise bills and toxic billing practices, as well as constantly escalating insurance premiums, copays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs.
With its #HealthCareFails campaign, Consumers for Quality Care is highlighting problems Americans are encountering at every step of accessing their health care. This map spotlights stories from communities across the country to underscore the harmful practices across the health care industry that impact people everywhere, and to amplify the need for consumer-friendly policies that provide access to high-quality, affordable health care.
Read about the #HealthCareFails Americans are facing in your state and across the country.
Our lawmakers have a duty to address rising out-of-pocket costs, prior authorization requirements that jeopardize care and inequalities in the health care system that disproportionately impact people of color. The need for common-sense health care reform has never been more dire.