TITLE

The CDHP Trickle

AUTHOR(S)
MASTERSON, LES
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to consumer-driven health plans (CDHP) in the U.S. It states that consumers do not understand the tax-free savings accounts that are linked to CDHPs and few health plans are providing cost and quality information to allow consumers to compare doctors, hospitals and treatment options. Paul Fronstin, director of the Employee Benefit Research Institute health research and education program in Washington D.C., says that the savings accounts have not been around long enough to measure success or failure.
ACCESSION #
36829007

 

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