Business Group Cites ACA For Surge In Consumer-Directed Health Plans

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than half of large employers will offer employees a consumer directed health plan (CDHP) in 2015, and those plans will be the sole option at almost a third of large employers, according to an Aug. 13, 2014, National Business Group on Health (NBGH) survey.

NBGH said 57 percent of the respondents indicated that they would implement or expand CDHP offerings. The survey found that 32 percent of respondents would offer a CDHP as the sole coverage option in 2015, a 50 percent...
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