Patient quality of care has not improved for many, despite health care out-of-pocket costs rising in the US
Submitted by Aflac Incorporated
Moving forward, employers and employees hope for more benefits offerings that allow patients to seek affordable preventative care for their health issues and concerns. In fact, the survey showed that:
Marathon Health found that only 53% of employee respondents have gotten an annual physical within the past 12 months — a problem that affects both men and women, as evidenced by two separate surveys conducted by Aflac and MDVIP. But if more accessible preventative care options were available to respondents at this time, a greater number of respondents may have been able to see a care provider, even with the pandemic raging on.
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Aflac is a Fortune 500 company, providing financial protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. When a policyholder or insured gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fairly, promptly and directly to the insured. For more than six decades, Aflac voluntary insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress.
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