A new survey commissioned by Columbia S.C.-based Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Co. finds a pervasive sense of unease among holders of health insurance policies.

One of the primary sources of this anxiety are changes to employers’ insurance plans in the past year. The survey found 49 % of full-time employed adults who are enrolled in an insurance program provided by their employers and/or their spouses say their employers made changes to their coverage in the past year. Of these respondents, more than eight in 10 expressed concerns over rising premiums, co-pays and deductibles, and concerns over unexpected medical expenses.

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