Hear their Voices
Scroll over a selfie to see what real consumers are saying.
Big Pharma makes too much money on what they produce.
Everyone should have low-cost health care free from profiteering by providers.
I have stage 4 cancer and costs keep rising.
I cannot afford a hospital bill nor emergency room.
People living in rural areas appear to be disposable.
“The cost of shingles vaccines has prevented me from getting them.”
We must bring the cost of medicine, and health care down, to help all our people.
The cost of medication precludes me from enjoying my later life…
There’s got to be more help for those who have no control over their health and income.
(When it comes to doctor’s visits) I don’t like being charged for a screen show or a phone show.
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.
“I’ve been fighting with signing petitions and sending letters and calling Senators and Congress and our President!!”
“Even with Medicare Plus, we have to pay lots of money for my medical.”
“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.”
“Lower medical costs are more important than just about anything in America!”
“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.”
“I was stuck with lots of bills that didn’t make any sense to me.”
“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.”
“I live on a very modest pension and an additional $300 a month would completely wipe me out.”
“I wasn’t thinking about what the cost would be, I was just thinking about getting my son to the hospital.”
“Some prescriptions are very expensive.”
“I’m at my wit’s end. I have no hope left to give.”
“We are retired and cannot afford this.”
“I am a disabled low-income patient, I have been waiting for knee surgery since 2007.”
“My wife was pre-diabetic ad her doctor wanted to put her on Farxiga and it would have cost $500 a month”
“I have help getting my Eliquis through the manufacturer but have to satisfy a large deductible before it starts paying.”
“I have a great Medicare supplemental but it does not pay for RX, vision, dental or hearing.”
“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!”
“We’re in desperate need of real leadership.”
“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.”
“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.”