Patients paying more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket health costs, survey finds

Patients paying more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket health costs, survey finds

Updated April 05, 2018 06:28:30 Photo: Tracey Barnett (left) has paid $14,000 out of her own pocket for cancer treatment. (Supplied) Patients across Australia are regularly forking out more than $10,000 from their own savings to pay for cancer treatment and chronic illnesses such as multiple sclerosis. A national study …