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Articles

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HSA Contribution Limits, Plan Requirements Projected to Increase for 2016

Most contribution limits and high deductible health plan requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) will increase for 2016, says one industry expert.

The Owner's Manual that Didn't Come With Your Health Savings Account

Whether through HealthCare.gov, a private health insurance exchange or during an employer's open enrollment, consumers today are enrolling in health savings accounts (HSAs) at record rates.

Last-Minute Ways to Maximize Flexible Spending Accounts

But even though employers have offered FSAs as part of their benefit plans since the 1970s, plan design options have recently changed. In 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS made some changes to FSAs that make the plans a bit more flexible.

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?

Blog Posts

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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

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FlexMinder Partners with Consumer-Driven Health Care Leader Acclaris

FlexMinder announces its new partnership with Acclaris, a leader in account-based health plan technology and services.

AskMrHSA.com Projects 2016 HSA Limits

HSA contribution limits and maximum out of pocket limits will increase in 2016

Medica Launches Medica ONESource Consumer-Directed Health Plan Suite

New technology partner Evolution1 brings flexibility, innovation to offerings

White Papers

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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

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HealthCare Consumerism Radio Debut

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Importance of Health Incentives to Improve Engagement in your Wellness Program and HSA's

Podcast 1/20/2012: The importance of Health Incentives to improve engagement and participation in your wellness program and HSA's ... Listen

 

Creating a Well-Oiled Machine With a Wellness Program

Podcast 5/11/2012: Creating a Well-Oiled Machine With a Wellness Program ... Listen

 
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