Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, over 1.7 million Arizona families did not seek treatment sometime in the last year for a health problem due to the cost of care, according to a new report from nonprofit and nonpartisan West Health and Global Strategy Group.
The report on the healthcare cost crisis and its consequences is based on a survey of 600 adults conducted Aug. 20 – 30, 2020.
4 in 5 Arizona families report healthcare costs are going up.
More Arizonans prefer a public official who will prioritize bringing down healthcare costs over lowering taxes or reducing regulations.
Over 676,920 Arizonans had a friend or family member who died in the past 5 years because they couldn’t afford medical treatment.