Insurance Worries Linked to Delays in Getting Heart Attack Care

A lack of insurance has been linked to delays in patients going to the emergency room when suffering a heart attack, according to research released Tuesday. A collaboration of investigators studied more than 3,700 patients who suffered heart attacks and came to 24 medical centers in the United States for care. While patients who may be suffering a heart attack are advised to get medical care within two hours, doctors found that even many patients with health insurance coverage did not do so,...Full Story
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