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Janice LaPlante

It's all out of control

My medications would cost me over $2,000 a month. I’m lucky at this point, but if they mess with Social Security – well, no medications for me, or a number of my friends.

Most of us can barely pay our copayments. We try and stay with generic, but most of them are not on the generic list yet. If I need to go to the ER, what the hospital charges is out of control. It’s always $2,000 or more. All medication and medical supplies, anything to do with your health, is out of control.

“Most of us can barely pay our copayments”