Men Forgo Needed Treatment, Leads to Later Hospitalization


by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Jul 29, 2013 | Views: 11 | Score: 0
With Previous Health PlanWith HDHP
Low-Serverity Issue37.95.2
Medium-Serverity27.45.7
High-Serverity Issue62.16.7
Emergency Room Visit Rate
Emergency Room Visits for Men with Health Issues
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Anthony Sibley (AJ)
Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Jul 29, 2013 1:03 AM said:

Increasingly, employers are switching to high-deductible health plans for their workers, which cost less intervally, but have much higher deductibles when needing treatment. Men made significantly fewer emergency-room visits after the plan switch, a 24%-reduction in hospitalization the first year, which completely reversed to a 30%-increase in year-two. Women made fewer emergency-room visits only for low-severity issues.