August 29, 2013
Your employer and President Obama are imploring you to become a better health care consumer. They want everyone to take a more active role in their care because it's vital to help slow the seemingly perpetual rise of health care expenses.
A growing number of companies offer high-deductible health plans that make their employees pay more for care out of pocket. Some workers also are finding that the cost of their coverage is now tied to the quality of their health or whether they smoke.
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