Nationally, consumer worry about healthcare affordability is well documented but now—for the first time—a new survey reveal show affordability concerns and ideas for action play out in Virginia.
A survey of more than 1,100 Virginia adults, conducted from March 12 to April 2, 2019, found that:
Roughly one in three privately-insured Virginia adults received a surprise medical bill
Altarum’s Consumer Healthcare Experience State Survey (CHESS) is designed to elicit respondents’ unbiased views on a wide range of health system issues, including confidence using the health system, financial burden and views on fixes that might be needed.
Below are Data Briefs with statewide and regional survey results.
Prescription Drug Affordability