Is there a trend among Americans cutting back on healthcare?

Times are tough and with many people losing their jobs, they also lose their insurance.  Healthcare companies are reporting financial statistics showing that more Americans are opting to go the higher deductible route because their premiums will be less and they need to save money somehow and don’t think they’ll need to utilize their insurance coverage often.

Consumers are even deciding not to proceed forward with elective medical procedures.  If this trend of less used medical care continues, the current policy makers will appreciate this trend.  This could force insurance companies to decrease premiums and bring more Americans in to a dependence on Government healthcare.

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