High deductible health insurance is bankrupting Americans

Two decades ago, high deductible health plans barely existed. Today,more than half of the U.S. workforceis on one, which are plans with deductibles greater than $1300 per individual or $2,600 for a family.

It’s a growing, undiscussed problem for public health. Most doctors have had patients refuse treatment due to out-of-pocket costs caused by their high deductible health plan. All the while medical debt continues to …

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