The Amazing Growth of High-Deductible Health-Care Plans
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The Amazing Growth of High-Deductible Health-Care Plans

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According to CDC data released Wednesday, the percentage of Americans under age 65 with a high-deductible health plan grew from 43.7 percent in 2017 to 47 percent in the first three months of 2018.

β€œAlmost half of people under age 65 with private insurance are now in a high-deductible plan,” tweeted Larry Levitt of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit focused on national health issues. β€œIt's remarkable how much the nature of insurance has changed in recent years.”

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