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Is Patient Health Taking a Hit Under High-Deductible Plans?

August 1, 2012
Related Topics: Flexible Benefit Plans, Top Stories - Frontpage, Health Savings Account (HSA), Health Care Costs, Benefit Design and Communication, Consumer Directed Health Care, Health and Wellness, Health Care Benefits, Benefits
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High-deductible health plans have been touted as a savvy behavioral tool to motivate enrollees to more closely scrutinize the price tag of imaging tests, brand-name drugs and more. But at what point does the hefty deductible discourage employees and their families from getting potential health problems checked out or treated?
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