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Douglas

Oregon

We must bring the cost of medicine, and health care down, to help all our people.


Kenneth

Washington

The cost of medication precludes me from enjoying my later life…


Susan

Washington

There’s got to be more help for those who have no control over their health and income.


Beverley

Idaho

(When it comes to doctor’s visits) I don’t like being charged for a screen show or a phone show.


Carol

Washington

Doctors get kickbacks from big pharmaceutical companies with trips and different stuff for pushing those medications off on you! The more medications that get filled the more money they make.


Kathy

Washington

“I’ve been fighting with signing petitions and sending letters and calling Senators and Congress and our President!!”


Darlene

Oregon

“Even with Medicare Plus, we have to pay lots of money for my medical.”


Alan

Washington

“The multiple medications I take costs hundreds of dollars, which leaves me with little to no money for bills or to cover other things I need each month to live on.”


Tom

Washington

“Lower medical costs are more important than just about anything in America!”


Elizabeth

Washington

“I have over $250,000 in medical debt. I have been uninsured due to job loss. I have also been unable to pay bills due to income loss. I have no way of catching back up.”


Kim

Oregon

“I was stuck with lots of bills that didn’t make any sense to me.”


Deborah

Washington

“I am disabled, on Medicare and have the supplement for help with prescriptions.  I still can’t make ends meet. We need some relief from somewhere.”


Anne

Oregon

“I live on a very modest pension and an additional $300 a month would completely wipe me out.”


Marisela

Oregon

“I wasn’t thinking about what the cost would be, I was just thinking about getting my son to the hospital.”


Marcia

Idaho

“Some prescriptions are very expensive.”


E

Idaho

“I’m at my wit’s end. I have no hope left to give.”


Mary Jo

Utah

“We are retired and cannot afford this.”


Debra

Oregon

“I am a disabled low-income patient, I have been waiting for knee surgery since 2007.”


Karl

Oregon

“My wife was pre-diabetic ad her doctor wanted to put her on Farxiga and it would have cost $500 a month”


Kathleen

Oregon

“I have help getting my Eliquis through the manufacturer but have to satisfy a large deductible before it starts paying.”


Sandra

Oregon

“I have a great Medicare supplemental but it does not pay for RX, vision, dental or hearing.”


Saffron

Oregon

“Fortunately we are blessed to be both in pretty good health, though my husband has stopped taking all his meds for high cholesterol and triglycerides, and he is on a CPAP machine, which hasn’t been upgraded in over 10 years because we can’t afford it. This is outrageous!”


Randolph

Washington

“We’re in desperate need of real leadership.”


Neva

Washington

“I still work at 71 years old to be able to have & afford a GOOD HEALTH PLAN. But when I quit working SOME DAY I hope I can, I think Medicare COSTS TOO MUCH and doesn’t do a good enough job ! I am NOT one of the RICH AMERICAN’s BELIEVE ME. I work hard to just exist.”


Bobbi

Washington

“I am on Medicare. Even then, I have to decide whether I can afford the deductible to be treated. As I grow older, it’s a choice I have to make.”




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