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While the vast majority of Americans believe healthcare organizations should be required to provide the cost of their products and services in advance, few Americans are aware of the costs before they receive care.
Nurses lead eight other providers in Americans' ratings of their medical care. Doctors rank second; hospitals and walk-in clinics round out the top four.
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A new West Health-Gallup poll finds that Americans rate U.S. nursing homes poorly for quality of care, and few say they would be comfortable being admitted to one.
Of 15 key issues, Americans worry most about inflation and the economy, with concerns about drug use and Social Security increasing in the past year.
Americans' level of satisfaction with Social Security and Medicare is a modest 45%, but these programs are still among the more positively viewed aspects of the country today.
Patients with high wellbeing are much less likely than those with low wellbeing to be readmitted within the next 30 days for major health conditions.
Any new effort to reform healthcare will meet with significant challenges but should directly involve the views of the people themselves.
A majority of U.S. adults continue to think the federal government should ensure universal healthcare coverage, while they also prefer that the U.S. healthcare system be based on private insurance rather than government-run.
Less than half of Americans give the quality of healthcare in the U.S. high marks, a first in Gallup's two-decade trend.
Americans' reports of delaying medical treatment due to its cost rose 12 points in 2022 to 38%, a new high in Gallup's 22-year trend.
Americans' positive self-assessments of their mental health are at their lowest point in more than two decades of Gallup polling.
An estimated 18 million Americans are "cost desperate," and most of them lack confidence that they will be able to pay for healthcare as they age.
Lowering healthcare costs remains a top issue heading into the midterms and could lead voters to cross party lines.
West Health-Gallup research examines how Americans rate the U.S. healthcare system, how cost impacts their ability to access care, and their worries about future affordability of care.
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Amid rapidly rising consumer prices, nearly four in 10 Americans have cut spending on healthcare or other basic needs due to rising healthcare costs.