According to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America's Health, almost 25 percent of adults in California are obese and another 37 percent are overweight to a lesser extent. Even at that, residents of California are far ahead of those in many other states.
That would make it less of a financial risk to try a plan with a high deductible in exchange for low premiums. The key to getting regular preventive health care covered is to use providers considered in-network and to watch out for billing errors. Many claims that should be covered are denied because someone used the wrong billing code.