Women Skip Preventative Care Due To High Costs, Survey Finds

By Jessica Karins / February 3, 2023 at 2:49 PM
A recent survey found that 45% of American women skip preventative care services like check-ups, cancer screenings and vaccinations, often because the services are unaffordable. The survey comes as the Affordable Care Act requirement that insurers cover certain preventive services cost-free is at risk due to a pending district court decision that could invalidate the provision . The Ipsos poll commissioned by the Alliance for Women's Health and Prevention (AWHP) found that high out-of-pocket costs (25%) and time restraints (23%)...

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