TITLE

HSAs: a risky strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Fetter, Trevor
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;1/21/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for changes to avoid the financial risks posed by high-deductible health plans. Such plans are attractive because of their low monthly payments. They also require consumers to take higher risks and assume greater responsibility for healthcare costs-behavior the U.S. government has tried to promote through tax-favored programs known as health savings accounts (HSA).
ACCESSION #
28864813

 

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