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Health insurance survey finds consumer dissatisfaction

Let’s face it: When it comes to products most of us buy, health insurance is one of the least popular. And new survey results from the Kaiser Family Foundation out Friday morning find that sentiment reaching new lows.

Kaiser’s Larry Levitt said it makes perfect sense why consumers are feeling cranky about their coverage. “People are paying more, and in many cases getting less,” he said.

The most obvious reason people aren’t psyched, Levitt said, is due to the explosion in health plans with high deductibles. In 2006, just 10 percent of workers faced pricey deductibles; last year that jumped to 46 percent.