July 17, 2024

The Health

Your health, your choice

Take a Mid-Year Review of Your Health Insurance Coverage

Many Americans spend thousands of dollars each year on health care, even if they have good insurance. But there are ways to reduce the amount you spend on everything from elective procedures to prescription drugs.

Start by reviewing how much you have left to meet your deductible. The average amount that employees have to pay before most health insurance coverage kicks in has increased by 10% over the past five years and 53% over the past 10 years, according to KFF (formerly the Kaiser Family Foundation).