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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Take your pick...

...ignorance or dishonesty?

Citizen Action of Wisconsin takes issue with the Assembly Republican health care agenda (good rundown of that here).

It's the Health Savings Accounts they don't like:

A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that the average family deductible for an employer-sponsored HSA plan is $4070 per year.
Funny, they've been using HSAs in Manitowoc County* since 2005, and out-of-pocket costs for families there have fallen by over $4,100. Costs for single employees are down over $1,600.

That doesn't include what the county taxpayers are saving: over $2,600 on each family plan, and over $800 on each individual plan.

Citizen Action don't mention that in their press release. An oversight, I'm sure.

* After clicking the link, click "Local News" (left sidebar), then "HSA Savings Summary."