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Priority for government action should be lowering health care, Rx costs: Poll

Posted On: Feb. 24, 2023 9:56 AM CST

Americans say they're worried about opioids and gun violence, but what they really want the government to tackle is rising drug costs and health bills, according to the new Axios-Ipsos American Health Index, reports Axios. The national survey of 1,213 U.S. adults found almost eight in 10 want insurers to cover weight-loss drugs, and almost nine in 10 back a monthly cap on out-of-pocket costs for insulin.