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What Large Employers Are Doing

Some are encouraging patients to become savvy shoppers

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They’re sending their employees to private exchanges, armed with HSAs and HRAs:

Employers are raising deductibles, giving workers health savings accounts that look like 401(k) plans, mimicking the health law’s online insurance marketplaces and nudging patients to compare prices and shop around for treatments. Together the moves could eventually affect far more consumers than the law’s Medicaid expansion or health exchanges aimed at the uninsured and scheduled to open Oct. 1. (Kaiser Health News)

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[Cross-posted at John Goodman's Health Policy Blog]

John C. Goodman, Ph.D. is Research Fellow at The Independent Institute; President in National Center for Policy Analysis, & author of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis.

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