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High Deductible Health Plan Membership is Growing

For more recent data see, https://ilovebenefits.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=3409

In 2007-08, almost 18% of adults under age 65 with private health insurance were enrolled in some type of high deductible health plan (HDHP), including:
  • 5% who were enrolled in a consumer-directed health plan (CDHP),
  • 2% with a flexible spending account (FSA) for medical expenses,
  • 12% in a HDHP-only plan.
Source: “Impact of Type of Insurance Plan on Access and Utilization of Health Care Services for Adults Aged 18-64 Years With Private Health Insurance: United States, 2007-2008,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NCHS Data Brief Number 28, February 2010, http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db28.htm
In 2009 that high deductible health plans accounted for 22.7% of all plans see, https://ilovebenefits.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=3409
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February 23, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, insurance | ,

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