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Survey shows West Virginia seniors’ concerns over rising health care costs, Social Security

The Herald-Dispatch

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s voters age 50 and older remain skeptical of drug companies, which they say are to blame for the rising cost of health care.

Meanwhile, the future of Social Security and Medicare remain top issues of concern among that voting population.

In an AARP WV poll being released this week, the 2018 West Virginia Voters 50+ Report, by AARP West Virginia, 68 percent of surveyed voters believe prescription drug companies charge “as much as possible for drugs because they know that people who are sick, have a health condition or are in pain will pay for it.”

See the survey results:  WVVoterSurvey-PartTwo100318

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