Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from May, 2016

Millennials Think the Healthcare System within the United States is Flawed

As we all know, in the recent years it has been difficult for millennials to find jobs in this job market. Not having a steady job to fall back on results in their wavering views on healthcare. For one, this generation is the “worry” generation. They worry a lot more than their parents did regarding access to affordable healthcare. “An alarming 73% of millennials living in urban areas say that they worry about having access to necessary healthcare.” [1] Research has shown that millennials are the most “cost conscious generation when it comes to healthcare-with the majority of respondents listing cost as a top consideration when selecting a healthcare provider and 50 percent even delaying treatment due to cost.” [2]

Healthcare can be extremely expensive, not to mention confusing, which does not persuade millennials to get involved with it. They would rather hold off going to the doctor for a stomach ache than paying more money than they originally assumed. Millennials are more likely …