Tag: deductibles

Health & Insurance, Social Services

The Next Obamacare Battleground: Subsidies For Out-Of-Pocket Costs  

April 3, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

When Republicans pulled their Affordable Care Act replacement bill last Friday, Lauren Lake’s primary reaction was relief. But like a lot of people who depend on state exchanges for coverage, the 51-year-old consultant also was wary. That’s because she knows […]

Health & Insurance

Smarter deductibles?

February 14, 2017

Via: Healthcare Economist

Are high deductible health plans a good thing?  Republicans typically argue yes as they say that increased cost sharing reduces moral hazard.  That is, when people have to pay for medical care out of pocket, they don’t ask for unnecessary […]