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Health care satisfaction

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  • 79%: Percentage of people over 50 who are satisfied with their health care.
  • 80%: Percentage of people over 50 who are satisfied with their access to physicians.
  • 21%: Percentage of people between 50 and 64 with private insurance who did not see a doctor when the felt they should.
  • 15%: Percentage of people over 64 with Medicare who chose not to see a doctor when they thought they should.
  • 8%: Percentage of Medicare beneficiaries who needed a test or procedure that was not covered, compared with 15 percent of people with private insurance.
  • 29%: Percentage of people who are seeing more than one doctor for the same medical condition.
  • 17%: Percentage of people who cut back on groceries to pay for increases in health care premiums.

Source: AARP