Our medical costs are out of control. Some local companies are trying value-based health plans. Are they the answer?

It’s getting close to open enrollment time for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange—beginning November 15 through February 15—so now is the time to research those health plans.

Kathryn is in her early 50s and lives on the shore of Lake Washington with her husband, Bill, in an elegant contemporary home filled with sunlight and exquisite art. Bill, a successful entrepreneur, retired in his mid-50s.