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Consumers with high-deductible health plans are not as satisfied with their coverage as those with traditional plans. Two-thirds of traditional plan enrollees were extremely or very satisfied with their overall health plan, compared with just more than half of HDHP enrollees, the EBRI/Greenwald Research Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey found.

“Lack of experience with their health coverage may account — at least in part — for this difference,” according to the survey report. “Higher out-of-pocket costs may also contribute to the difference in satisfaction, but other disconnects exist.”

There also is a discrepancy in how participants feel about prices:

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