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High-deductible health plans favored by individual purchasers

MANAGED CARE April 2009. © MediMedia USA
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High-deductible health plans favored by individual purchasers

MANAGED CARE April 2009. ©MediMedia USA













A new report sheds some light on the prevalence of high deductible health plans (HDHPs). People who purchase their health insurance directly are more likely to be enrolled in an HDHP than those with employment-based coverage.

Source: CDC/NCHS, National Health Interview Survey