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Wearable Tech Is Plugging Into Health Insurance

Today the average American’s health insurance payments fluctuate once a year. Imagine if that rate changed each day, determined in part by a sensor-rich gadget on the wrist. Sound far fetched?

The next generations of devices like the Fitbit or Jawbone Up are already preparing to play a bigger role in how individual-and-group health insurance costs are decided, tech developers and experts in the healthcare space have told Forbes, thanks to the growing data they’re generating about our bodies.

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