How to Lower Health Care Costs for Individuals and Families

How to Lower Health Care Costs for Individuals and Families

Location

Saratoga Library
13650 Saratoga Avenue,
Saratoga California 95070
California US
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: Oct 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Saratoga Libary

Speaker: Henry Abrons, MD, MPH

  • Member, LWV, Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville
  • Member Board of Directors, Physicians for
  • a National Health Program

Dr. Hank Abrons is a retired critical care and pulmonary physician in Berkeley.

Voters rank health care as their top concern. Insurance premiums, deductibles, prescription drug costs, hospital charges and other medical expenses are squeezing the middle class.

  • 66.5 percent of personal bankruptcies are tied to medical issues.
  • Despite gains in coverage and access to care from the Affordable Care Act, the proportion of bankruptcies from high medical costs remains unchanged.
  • What most people do not realize is that their health insurance may not be enough to protect them.

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