How susceptible are you to Healthcare Struggles?
Instructions: Answer the questions below and add up your total score. Check the chart to determine how susceptible you are.
ARE YOU UNDER MEDICAL CARE?
(Receiving care for an illness, injury, or chronic condition.)
1 No, I only see my Doctor on occasion for check-ups or colds/flu.
5 Yes, I see my Doctor regularly to foll-up on my health problems.
DO YOU "STRUGGLE" WITH YOUR HEALTH?
(Find the right Doctors, understanding your insurance, tracking your expenses.)
1 Never get too frustrated. I navigate through the medical maze quickly and easily.
5 Get frustrated often. I struggle to manage my healthcare and expenses.
ARE YOU TAKING MEDICATIONS?
(Prescription medications and/or supplements for medical issues.)
1 0 No, I do not take any medications or dietary supplements at this time.
5 6+ Yes, I take more than 6 medications and/or dietary supplements per day.
WORRIED ABOUT MEDICAL BILLS?
(Having enough money or having medical debt.)
1 Is small; I don’t think about medical costs very much.
5 Is overwhelming; I think about it all the time.
FEEL CONFIDENT, CAPABLE & IN CONTROL?
1 Yes, I confident, capable, and in control when managing my health.
5 No, I don't ever feel confident, capable or in control with my healthcare.
|0 – 5||1||Low||Low Susceptibility|
|6 - 10||2||Medium Low||Watch-n-Wait|
|11 - 15||3||Medium||Caution Flags|
|16 - 20||4||Medium High||Alarm Bells|
|21 - 25||5||High||Highly Susceptible|
|YOUR TOTAL SCORE:|