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Are high deductible health plans bad for our health?

Are high deductible health plans bad for our health? It seems that every other patient these days has a plan with a high deductible.   Some employers are using HRA (Health Reimbursement Accounts) to lower the cost of insuring their employees by giving them a high deductible plan and a card they can use toward the cost of care.  Others are using HSA plans which allow the employee to put money aside for healthcare expenses which can be converted into retirement savings. Others, are buying high deductible plans for themselves, because they cannot afford other plans due to their cost.  Read More »