The Americans forced into bankruptcy to pay for prescriptions

Millions of Americans can’t afford the prescription drugs they require to survive, forcing them into bankruptcy, trips to Mexico or cutting off utilities

As a teenager, John Miller was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel condition that required several major surgeries to remove part of his intestine.

Miller, now 39, has been physically unable to work full-time since his last major surgery in 2014. He struggled to obtain disability insurance, having to live with and rely on family during the appeals process until it was finally approved.

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