.Between 15% and 20% of both privately and publicly insured individuals experience coverage disruptions or change plans each year. (Photo: Bigstock)

Given how likely it is consumers will re-enroll in a commercial health plan with a particular insurer when switching coverage, it’s in insurance companies’ best interest to take a long-term approach to health care and cover more preventive services.

That’s the takeaway from a new study published in JAMA Network Open. Between 15% and 20% of both privately and publicly insured individuals experience coverage disruptions or change plans each year, researchers noted.

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