Increases in cost-sharing payments have far outpaced wage growth – For example, the average deductible for people with employer-provided health coverage rose from $303 to $1,505 between 2006 and 2017

Rising cost-sharing for people with health insurance has drawn a good deal of public attention in recent years.  For example, the average deductible for people with employer-provided health coverage rose from $303 to $1,505 between 2006 and 2017.  While we can get a sense of employees’ potential exposure to out-of-pocket costs by looking at trends …

https://www.healthsystemtracker.org/brief/increases-in-cost-sharing-payments-have-far-outpaced-wage-growth/

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