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Consumer-driven health insurance


  • Here are entered works on low-premium/high deductible health insurance plans that are frequently combined with tax-sheltered savings accounts or other health expense reimbursement arrangements.

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    • Consumer-directed health insurance
    • Consumer-directed health plans (Insurance)
    • Consumer-driven health plans (Insurance)
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 2006460955: United States. Government Accountability Office. Consumer-directed health plans : early enrollee experiences with health savings accounts and eligible health plans, 2006.
    • found: Brownlee, S. Overtreated, 2007:p. 64 ("All of which points to one of several weaknesses in the new health care reform movement called 'consumer-driven health care.' Backed largely by political conservatives and free marketeers, consumer-driven health care is aimed at improving quality and bringing down health care costs by putting more decisions in the hands of patients. In consumer-driven health plans, insurers offer lower health insurance premiums in return for high deductibles, on the order of four thousand dollars a year. The idea here is that if patients have more 'skin in the game,' or more of a financial stake in their care, they will pay more attention to cost and quality.")
    • found: Benico Ltd. Web site, Dec. 10, 2007(Consumer-driven health plans are the outgrowth of the consumer driven healthcare movement.)
    • found: Go health insurance Web site, Dec. 10, 2007(consumer-directed health insurance plans)
    • found: Social Science Research Network Web site, Dec. 10, 2007(Demand for high-deductible and consumer-directed health plans. "Enrollment in consumer-directed health insurance plans -- plans with high deductibles that are frequently coupled with personal savings accounts has soared over the past four years and now exceed 5 million.")
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on low-premium/high deductible health insurance plans that are frequently combined with tax-sheltered savings accounts or other health expense reimbursement arrangements.
  • Change Notes

    • 2007-12-17: new
    • 2017-11-17: revised
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