Commonwealth says 23% of insured people between age 19 and 64 are underinsured, double when it looked in 2003.
In other words, these people are finding themselves facing enormous out-of-pocket health expenses — sometimes leading them to deplete their savings and rack up serious medical debt.
Obamacare aims to lower premiums and one way employers can do this is by raising employees’ deductibles, since there’s a seesaw aspect to health insurance.
Commonwealth Fund report said 44% of underinsured adults reported not getting needed medical care in the past year because of the cost. It also found that 41% with deductibles of $3,000 or more reported problems paying their medical bills or were paying off medical debt - Forbes
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