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'Patient Power' Yields Significant Savings for Employers and Beneficiaries
John Goodman's Health Policy Blog Link to more items from this source
May 28, 2014
"[1] Choice Fund customers increase their compliance with recommended care in the second year, even more than in the first year; [2] They improve their health-risk status by six percent; [3] Medical cost trend goes down 12 percent versus traditional plans; [4] The improvement persists over time, up to $7.900 savings by fifth year; [5] The improvement occurs in low-risk, medium-risk, and high-risk patients; and [6] Because employers contribute to HSAs and HRAs, employees spend less money out of pocket than peers in traditional plans!"

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