Insuring Your Health: Despite Health Law's Protections, Many Consumers May Be 'Underinsured'

Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "People with chronic conditions will be better protected from crippling medical bills starting in January as the health law's coverage requirements and spending limits take effect. But a recent analysis by Avalere Health found that many may still find themselves 'underinsured,' spending more than 10 percent of their income on medical care, not including premiums, even if they qualify for cost-sharing subsidies on the health insurance marketplaces" (Andrews, 12/31/13). Read the column.

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