Consumerism in Health Care: Early Evidence is Positive

As more Americans move into consumer-directed health plans, more and more studies are being produced that report on early experience with these plans.

We have released a paper that summarizes some of the newest studies of these products, including Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, which offer new incentives for consumers to help manage their health care and health costs.

The bottom line: Consumerism is working in these plans, with costs moderating while maintaining access to needed care, including preventive and chronic care treatments.

Click here to read our latest paper with a wealth of new information about these new plans.

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As more Americans move into consumer-directed health plans, more and more studies are being produced that report on early experience with these plans.

We have released a paper that summarizes some of the newest studies of these products, including Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, which offer new incentives for consumers to help manage their health care and health costs.

The bottom line: Consumerism is working in these plans, with costs moderating while maintaining access to needed care, including preventive and chronic care treatments.

Click here to read our latest paper with a wealth of new information about these new plans.

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