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Your voice matters! By telling your health care story, you are joining thousands of other Kentuckians who want to have a say in the policy decisions that affect their health. Whether about your experience with Medicaid, surprise medical bills, SNAP, or the Affordable Care Act, KVH invites you to share your story to amplify our impact.

 

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40203, KY
40203

Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40202, KY
40202

Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. This effects every single person I work with on a daily basis. I work with the homeless population who has little to nothing. This population is struggling day-by-day to just survive, and for those that are trying to live and maintain their health they can no longer do so…

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40219, KY
40219

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? pitting off going to the dr. or filling prescriptions Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. we do not make enough money to afford insurance, how can we afford to pay for copays

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40223, KY
40223

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I work with the homeless population, many of whom have little to no income.

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40206, KY
40206

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40206, KY
40206

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. People will choose to put off an appointment if they know they do not have the copay funds, too often making the health problem even worse. We should not put roadblocks in…

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40831, KY
40831

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. Some people in my community cannot get health care or medications they need because they make just over the 100% poverty line. They stay ill and I am afraid several of these…

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40214, KY
40214

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I have many friends and clients who do not have the necessary funds to pay their copays, which often causes them to neglect their health needs.

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40203, KY
40203

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. If it is only $1 or $3, that’s not a big deal. I mean, most people blow that much. You are getting medical care for free. It’s something that’s gonna help you….

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40204, KY
40204

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? I don’t go sometimes because I don’t know if they’re going to ask me for money or not. Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. It’s not fair because I’m afraid to go over there because I got no…

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40962, KY
40962

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I am on physically disabled, and on SSI. I cannot work part or full time, due to various limitations. My SSI stipend comes out to $771 a month. I make no additional…

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42420, KY
42420

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40503, KY
40503

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? A dollar here or there, or three, might not seem like much, but I do not make a lot. Money is already tight – I need care to continue to be able to work and the stress of wondering if I can afford my therapy or doctor visit, or the medications that keep me healthy, does NOT help…

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40509, KY
40509

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I had 3 medications I needed filled on 4/9/19. The total copay was $3. I had to wait until 4/16/19 to get them because I didn’t have the money. I had to…

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42066, KY
42066

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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42167, KY
42167

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. It really doesn’t affect me. Healthcare costs money. These are literally the cheapest copays of any health insurance plan. If it will satisfy the public and the governor and allow us to…

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41018, KY
41018

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? I won’t be able to go to the doctors or physical therapy appointments. I’m also a diabetic and see a behavioral therapist and I don’t know how I’m suppose to be my co-pays and prescription co-pays Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your…

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40813, KY
40813

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Unable to fill monthly prescriptions, Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Copays are hard to pay when on a fixed income Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40509, KY
40509

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40216, KY
40216

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40383, KY
40383

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I have Medicare my copays are hurting my alot

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40342, KY
40342

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. None

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40422, KY
40422

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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42718, KY
42718

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? It’s hard to get out of being poor when you can’t afford doctors and medicine. Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40218, KY
40218

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40204, KY
40204

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I am afraid that it will be a barrier to care for poor Kentuckians.

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42718, KY
42718

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Food or medicine? Which one do I choose? Because my kids eat before I do. Do I have to cancel a doctor’s appointment because I don’t have the gas because I had to use it on medicine? Last week, I was charged $5 for prescriptions and as a result, I was unable to buy bread and milk. I…

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40475, KY
40475

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Will have to start choosing which medicines I can live without. With all my meds it is costing me about $30-$35 a month. Is there anything else you’d like us to know? I receive SSI and live on that a month. My family household has 4 people. We struggle to pay the bills. Now having to figure out…

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41143, KY
41143

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I can’t afford copays on everything. I’m trying to get my disability and I’m trying to survive on 803.00 a month and I have a mortgage payment. It’s crazy!

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41101, KY
41101

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40204, KY
40204

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40517, KY
40517

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40228, KY
40228

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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40203, KY
40203

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community.

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41102, KY
41102

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. As a advocate for Domestic Violence Victims women in abusive relationships have the inability to pay copays.

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40511, KY
40511

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. As a case manager, I work very closely with clients who have little to no income. The copays affect them by causing them to make the choice of healthcare versus food or…

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40351, KY
40351

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. Co pays will reduce number of families able to enroll, thus reducing care, and putting at risk our hospitals and clinics who do provide care. It will make more folks sicker and…

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40422, KY
40422

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Yes, we live on a small amount of money per month. Is there anything else you’d like us to know? We need help… The gov. is making it harder for us to live Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. I just don’t have much money to live…

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40475, KY
40475

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Decreased necessary medical coverage Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Poor people are not the answer to solving state budget issues. They are attacking a class of people who already can not stand on their own Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. My mother…

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40033, KY
40033

How do copays affect the decisions you or your family make about your healthcare and your budget? Is there anything else you’d like us to know? Please tell us how some or all of these changes affect you, your family, or your community. Won’t be able to make it to all mine and the kids Dr. Appointment.

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