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Health Care: Growth of Individual Deductibles

Editor’s note: As you view this survey remember that many organizations are moving toward the high deductible plans that have HSAs as tax savings devices attached. These programs have specific government requirements for deductibles in order for them to qualify for the HSA.

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Percent of Insured Workers With A Deductible Of $1,000 Or More For Single Coverage

  All Small Firms     (3-199 Workers) All Firms All Large Firms      (200 or More Workers)
2006 16% 10% 6%
2007 21% 12% 8%
2008 35% 18% 9%
2009 40% 22% 13%

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust Survey Employer-Sponsored Health Benefits, 2006-2009.

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September 22, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | ,

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