The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic slowdown have been devastating for America.
At the same time, 50 million Americans have filed for unemployment this year and nearly 47% have been unemployed for more than 15 weeks.
AFLAC’s 10th annual Workforces Report reinforces that financial insecurity is a growing issue for Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, and health care costs are a strong contributing factor. I recently talked with Brad Knox, senior vice president of federal relations for AFLAC, about the impact of the pandemic and how increasing access to products that reduce the burden of uncovered medical expenses can help restore financial security to American workers and their families.
Our conversation is part of The Atlantic’s Cost Burden program and can be seen here (or by clicking on the thumbnail image below).
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