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High-deductible plans: Savings and some concerns
North Bay Business Journal

High-deductible health plans lead to significantly lower spending on health care, but consumers also cut back on preventative services, according to a new study.

The study, co-funded by the California Healthcare Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was conducted by the RAND Corporation. It tracked families insured through 53 large employers, of which about half offered a high-deductible plan.