According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, health care expenditures in the United States approached $2.6 trillion in 2010. On top of that, between 2002 and 2010, employer-sponsored health care premiums (many Americans still rely on the workplace for coverage) rose 97%.
Health care costs continue to rise, and families find that an increasing chunk of their budgets go toward paying for health insurance. If you want to use your health care dollar to best effect, you need to be careful about getting the right health insurance plan for your situation.
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