The Health Savings Account (HSA) Council is an organization of banks, insurers and technology leaders committed to increasing the adoption velocity of health savings accounts in the United States. The HSA Council represents its members before Congress, the White House and U.S. Courts in order to preserve the ability of Americans to pay for healthcare using an HSA.
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HSA Council's List of Congress Legislation: For the 114th Congress, includes legislation the Council supports and opposes.
HSA News Highlights
Prediction for 2016 HSA Indexed Amounts
Released January 2015 by HSA Consulting Services
' Todd Berkley.
"We predict that the maximum HSA contribution will increase to $6,750 for those with family coverage in 2016. The individual contribution limit is expected to remain $3,350." Learn more.
To see the complete predictions visit askmrhsa.com/
HSAs should be included in the Veteran’s Choice Card program:
HSA Council Board member, Bill West with HealthEquity, wrote an article for the Washington Times detailing how HSAs could help veterans to find affordable and timely care as part of the Veteran's Choice card program. Read the article.
In November 2014, the HSA Council wrote a letter to VA Sec. McDonald detailing the benefits of an HSA within the Choice card Program. Read the letter
Findings from the 2014 EBRI/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey:
released December 2014, this survey found that adults in a CDHP and those in an HDHP were more likely than those in a traditional plan to exhibit a number of cost-conscious behaviors...were more likely than those in a traditional plan to be engaged in their choice of health plan...and that CDHP enrollees were more likely than traditional-plan enrollees to take advantage of various wellness programs. Learn more.
The HSA Council is dedicated to advancing policies that preserve and expand banks’ ability to offer Health Savings Accounts. Its members include financial institutions, insurers and their technology partners.