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An increase in CDHP enrollment has also led to an increase in 'consumer behaviors,' the study authors write. (Photo: iStock)

The increased use of consumer-driven health plans with high deductibles are having the desired impact: when people consume more of the costs of their own health care, their decisions are increasingly being driven on how they can personally control the cost, according to the 2016 Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey by EBRI and Greenwald & Associates.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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