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Researchers found that enrollees would be willing to pay $270 more annually, or 6.3% of their total premiums, for a plan with a deductible that reset more frequently.

A new study from the University of Wisconsin finds that resetting deductibles to cover six-month periods, rather an annual rate, might save some health plan members an amount that equals from 6%-to-10% of premium costs.

The study was conducted by Long Hong, a researcher at the UW Department of Economics, and Corina Mommaerts, PhD., also with the UW Department of Economics. It was released by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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