Public Polling

The Case for Lower Drug Prices for All Americans

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September 24, 2021

The number of adults unable to pay for prescribed medicine is on the rise.

  • 1 in 2 Americans with commercial insurance is worried that the cost of prescription drugs will keep rising until they are unable to afford them.
  • Adults under 65 with at least one prescription are twice as likely as those 65 or older to report they or a family member skipped a pill to save money.
  • The burden for households under $24K has doubled* since March.