Tag: high-deductible plans

This Tax Filing Season, Many Will Spend their Refunds on Health Care

As tax filing season comes to a close, CHIR’s Emily Curran discusses recent findings by the JPMorgan Chase Institute showing that many will spend their tax refunds on health care. The findings are consistent with other trends showing that as out-of-pocket costs increase, individuals defer medical care, which can lead to serious health and financial consequences.

January 2018 Research Round Up: What We’re Reading

In the past month, new research highlights the regressive effects of high health plan cost sharing. In our first post for CHIRblog’s new What We’re Reading series, CHIR’s Olivia Hoppe dives into some recent health insurance and financial equity research.

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