Year in Review: A look back at consumer-driven health

Silva, Chris
December 2007
Employee Benefit News;Dec2007, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p37
The article assesses consumer-driven health plans (CDHP), which emerged and adopted by various employers in the U.S. in 2007. According to a survey by the Commonwealth Fund and the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 1% of the privately insured population were enrolled in Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or health reimbursement arrangement as of September 2006. This will change in 2008, as Watson Wyatt and the National Business Group on Health believed that 40% of companies will offer an HSA during that year.


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