Thursday, January 19, 2017

Americans Burdened with High-Deductable Health Plans

"High-deductible health plans have multiplied in recent years. But they may pose a significant financial burden on Americans with chronic conditions, two new studies suggest.

One study finds a greater likelihood that out-of-pocket spending for health care will consume 10 percent or more of family income for someone with a long-term condition such as arthritis, high blood pressure or a mood disorder and a high-deductible insurance plan."

Source: U.S News & Health Report, 1/10/17,

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