Spending on Medical Out-of-Pocket Costs

Notes: FPL refers to federal poverty level.
* Respondent reported having at least one of the following chronic conditions: hypertension or high blood pressure; heart disease; diabetes; asthma, emphysema, or lung disease; high cholesterol; or depression or anxiety.
Base: Respondents who were insured all year and reported their income level and out-of-pocket costs.

Data Sources: The Commonwealth Fund Health Care Affordability Tracking Survey, September–October 2014.

Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Too High a Price: Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs in the United States