Why Consumer-Driven Health Care Will Fail | The Health Care Blog

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The creation of consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs), health insurance policies with high deductibles linked to a savings option and with more financial responsibility shouldered by patients and employees and less by employers, was completely inevitable. 

Mike Ellsworth‘s insight:

This is a particularly cogent point from this article:


The analogies to health care and specifically consumer-driven health plans should be clear.  Workers don’t save adequately for retirement even when in their best interest.  It’s very likely that workers won’t save money adequately to fund future health expenses. 

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