Wellbeing Weekly – Americans Stressed About Healthcare Costs, Retirees Need Extra Funds for Care and How Tech Breaks Barriers to Mental Health
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Americans Stressing Out Over Soaring Healthcare Costs This Enrollment Season
Healthcare Finance News
Sixty-two percent of U.S. adults identify healthcare costs as a significant source of stress. One in five adults cannot afford health insurance co-pays, deductibles, and out-of-pocket expenses, including prescription drugs, according to a new survey.
What Are the Barriers and Drivers for Technology in Mental Health Treatment?
Panelists at the MedCity Engage conference in San Diego agreed that a growing shortage of mental health professionals mean that technology has a key role to play in improving behavioral health treatment.
Retirees Need More Savings for Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs
Since 2011, patients have needed to increase their savings by 9 percent to prepare for out-of-pocket healthcare costs in retirement.