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Health Care Deductibles

Editor’s note: It is important to remember that the Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) deductible that enables an individual to be eligible for a Health Savings Account (HSA) by law is greater than $1,000.

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

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

Source: Workers Face Higher Costs for Employer-Sponsored Insurance
Kaiser Health News, September 15, 2009
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2009/September/15/kaiser-survey.aspx

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November 10, 2009 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare | , ,

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