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Penny pincher It’s imperative then that decision makers for employer-sponsored health care enter a HDHP plan with an understanding of these potentially harmful effects. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Earlier this year, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Los Angeles times released findings on member satisfaction with employer-sponsored plans. The results weren’t surprising—most people (68 percent) said their employer-sponsored health insurance coverage was excellent or good. However, that satisfaction decreases to 46 percent for those on high deductible health plans (HDHPs). And if you dig further into the data, it reinforces some troubling messages that research has been suggesting for some time.

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