October 7, 2015 Even if an employer contributes to an HSA, the money belongs to the worker, who can move it to find better services or lower fees.
How people allocate the money in their health savings accounts affects the likely growth rate of the balance.
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September 3, 2015 People who have had health savings accounts open longer are more likely to invest their contributions. But only about 5 percent of all account holders do so.
When is no choice a good choice?
August 5, 2014 As early as 2015, firms with more than 200 employees may have to automatically enroll their workers in a company health plan. Though workers can opt out, some still find the provision patronizing.
July 22, 2014 People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.
In order to get the tax advantages of a health savings account, the health plan it's linked to has to meet certain criteria.
April 2, 2013 In order to get the tax advantages of a health savings account, the health plan it's linked to has to meet several certain criteria. Consumers with a health savings account may also be on the hook for the entire cost of medical care, except preventive care.
May 30, 2012 Enrollment in health savings accounts grew 18 percent last year as employers continued to steer workers into high-deductible medical plans.
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