Nonfinancial Barriers to Care
Sep 2, 2011, 5:30 PM, Posted by mtomlinson
In a new study, RWJF Clinical Scholar Jeffrey T. Kullgren, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., and colleagues find that more U.S. adults postpone or go without medical care for nonfinancial reasons than for financial reasons. These barriers, such as inability to find a primary care physician, or limited office hours, are common and limit patient access to health care.
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This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF Human Capital Blog. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors.