9 Takeaways From The Physicians Foundation 2019 Survey Two of three respondents say rising healthcare costs are due to cost of prescription drugs, and 49% point to hospital costs. KEY TAKEAWAYS 84% of Americans are concerned about how much healthcare costs will affect them in the future. 86% say cost and 72% say waiting for insurance pre-approvals negatively impact care. 22% don’t know what single payer healthcare means at all, and 77% cannot agree on …