10 states with the highest insurance deductibles

In 2018, employees in Maine faced the highest average deductibles for single-person plans in the nation, according to an analysis from left-leaning think tank The Commonwealth Fund.

For its analysis, researchers examined data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey—Insurance Component. The survey included responses from more than 40,000 employers in the private sector on their 2018 health insurance plans.

Here are the 10 states with the highest average deductible for employer single-person plans in 2018:

Note: The national average was $1,846

Maine — $2,447
New Hampshire — $2,337
Connecticut — $2,322
South Dakota — $2,241
Tennessee — $2,235
Vermont — $2,192
Arizona — $2,166
Iowa — $2,130
Montana  — $2,116
North Carolina — $2,070

Read the full report here.

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