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La evidencia está mostrando que los deducibles altos han obligado a la gente a retrasar atención que podría prevenir emergencias de salud más tarde, o mejorar su calidad de vida.
The number of Americans with high-deductible health plans is growing, along with the fear that even insured people won’t get the care they need because it’s too costly.
High-deductible health insurance plans linked to a health savings account cannot cover some care and drug expenses for chronic health conditions until the patient has met a deductible.
Exchange enrollees and insurers fret over a lawsuit that could end federal help with copays and deductibles.
Already in place in California, the standardized insurance options will help consumers nationwide better compare Obamacare health plans.
Too few doctor visits means sicker people and higher costs down the line, his New England Journal of Medicine article asserts.
But Mark Bertolini wants the marketplaces to better serve young people, who define healthy as “looking good in their underwear.”
Congress left it to states to determine whether private Medigap plans are sold to the more than 9 million disabled people younger than 65 who qualify for Medicare. The result: rules vary across the country.