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Health Savings Accounts: Spender vs. Saver

With health savings account assets growing rapidly to almost $23 billion among 12 million accounts, HSAs have been increasingly in the spotlight lately. With their new-found fame, many have wondered how to classify HSAs: are they a spending account or a savings account?

The Cadillac Tax and Employer HSA Programs

Now that some of the bigger issues related to health care reform have simmered down, attention is turning to provisions of the ACA that go into effect in 2018. Specifically, Wells Fargo clients have begun asking about the impact to their health savings account programs of an excise tax on

Making Health Care Payments Easier in a Complex Ecosystem

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created many changes and opportunities within the health care system, including payment processing. Payments come from many different entities, including employers, individuals, health plans and the government, and the types of payments are varied, as well, covering premium payments, subsidies, wellness dollars, patient responsibility amounts,

HSA Bank to Acquire HSA Business of JPMorgan Chase

Webster Finanacial Corpration, the holding company of HSA Bank, one of the nation's largest and oldest health savings account administrators, announced earlier today that it had signed an agreement to acquire the HSA business of JPMorgan Chase Bank, including 700,000 accounts and an estimated $1.3 billion in deposits.

Blog Posts


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...


Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...


Press Releases

LATEST Reports As Employee Open Enrollment is Underway, Billions of Dollars Left on the Table Finds More Than $20 Billion in Tax-Free Savings Are Left Untapped By Consumers by Not Enrolling in Tax-Advantaged Health Care Accounts

HSA Bank Launches Refreshed Brand

New "Own Your Health" brand promise demystifies health savings account concept

Alegeus Technologies Appoints Kenneth J. Fasola to Board of Directors

Prominent industry leader will bring additional leadership, unique market perspectives and strategic insights to help guide the company’s solution and market strategies

White Papers


When Taking into Consideration Premiums and Out-of-Pocket Expenses, CDHPs Can Save Employees Money

In a white paper released by Change Healthcare, 91 percent of employees with families and 65 percent of employees overall would have spent less under a CDHP than a PPO. Families averaged $140 per month in savings.

What Employers Want From Health Insurers--Now

In 2008, PriceWaterhouseCoopers' research team surveyed senior executives at more than 100 large US-based multinational companies and more than 250 privately held small companies. The large companies each have an average of 8,000 employees and revenue of about $3 billion. The small employers each have

Renewed Interest in Tax Exempt Benefit Trusts

Recent changes in financial accounting reporting obligations have caused many employers, both public and private, to re-examine the overall economics of pre-funding retiree medical benefits.

IHC Radio


Helping Consumers Cope with the New World of Health Care

Podcast 2/10/2012: Helping Consumers Cope with the New World of Health Care ... Listen


Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health

Podcast 6/1/2012: Interview with Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health. ... Listen


HealthCare Consumerism Radio Debut

Podcast: Healthcare Consumerism Debut Show ... Listen

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