Insurance Card Frustration grows as workers increasingly expect that their benefits packages should be customized, and that care should be easily accessible and affordable. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Employees aren’t choosing high-deductible health plans as often as employers had hoped, making up just 30 percent of the medical plans offered by employers.

According to the according to the 2018 Medical Trends and Observations Report from DirectPath and CEB, now Gartner’s, while employers had hoped the plans would prove popular with employees and help to shift health care costs to workers, employees aren’t buying into it.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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