Mayo Finds Heart Patients Self-Ration, Skip Meds, Due to Costs

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

First published 3/30/11 on Health Populi

If you are a person with heart disease and you have received treatment at the Mayo Clinic, you’re certainly a fortunate health citizen. The hospital was just ranked #2 best hospital in the U.S. by US News & World Report.

However, if that’s you and the costs of post-op treatment — namely prescription drugs — are out of your financial reach, then you might skip them; thus, undoing your top-notch acute care.

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