As employers have shifted the burden of health care onto employees, those who opt for traditional health plans are often required to pay high premiums. (Photo: iStock)

High deductibles, health savings accounts and other types of consumer-driven health care strategies are being embraced by the country’s youngest and best-paid workers.

A new report by BenefitFocus finds millennials are putting 20 percent more money into HSAs than other generations. Similarly, 44 percent of the youngest workers in the economy opt for a high deductible health plan.

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