Tag: HSAs

Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Restore Valuable Benefits to Millions of Americans

With renewed focus on Americans’ increasing use of HSA plans, we wanted to make you aware of bipartisan legislation introduced this week to restore the valuable benefits of HSA plans and flexible spending accounts (FSAs) that were restricted by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue reading

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Health Savings Account Enrollment Reaches 15.5 Million

Nearly 15.5 million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of nearly 15 percent since last year, according to a new census released today by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Continue reading

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Employers Increasingly Look to HSA Health Plans for High-Quality, Affordable Coverage

Employers – large and small – are seeing the value of providing HSA health plans to their workers. Continue reading

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Survey: Most HSA Policyholders Do Not Know Plan’s Coverage for Preventive Care

A recent Health Affairs article examined how well health savings account (HSA) plan policyholders understood their plans’ coverage for preventive care. Continue reading

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AHIP’s HSA Census in the News

A report by AHIP, which found that HSA enrollment has increased 18 percent and now covers more than 13.5 million Americans, has recently been picked up by a number of news outlets. Continue reading

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H.R. 5842 Seeks to Strengthen HSA Plans

H.R. 5842, the Restoring Access to Medication Act, passed out of a Ways and Means Committee markup with bipartisan support. Continue reading

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Health Savings Account Enrollment Reaches 13.5 Million

More than 13.5 million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, a more than 18 percent increase since last year, according to a new census released today by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Continue reading

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New AHIP Report: Health Savings Accounts and Account-Based Health Plans: An Overview of Research

This report outlines research findings and statistics about HSAs in the following areas: enrollment, age and income distribution, health status, premiums, preventive care, and account information. Continue reading

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WSJ Says HSA Health Plans Could Reduce Health Costs for Government Workers

The Wall Street Journal points to consumer-driven health plans, including HSA health plans, as a solution to bring down health care costs for state and local governments. Continue reading

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Associated Press: “Health savings account plans see brisk growth”

The Associated Press examines AHIP’s new report released this week showing HSA plan enrollment increased from 10 million to 11.4 million between 2010 and 2011. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP Studies and Reports