The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you.
The idea is that when your money is on the line — and not the insurance company's — you'll look for the best value and do your part to curb national health care spending.
The Affordable Care Act's fate is up in the air as President Donald Trump and Congress weigh plans to overhaul the law. While much remains unknown, Republicans indicated last week that they will encourage wider use of insurance that comes with a health savings account aimed at pushing patients to save and shop for care.
This coverage has been around for years and is becoming more common in plans offered through employers. It comes with a high deductible, which means...