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 Legislation: For the 113th Congress, includes legislation the Council supports and opposes.
HSA News Highlights
Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits 2014 Survey
Released September 2014, this survey examines trends in employer-sponsored health coverage. In 2014, 14% of covered workers are enrolled in an HSA-qualified plan, an increase of 3% over last year. Read the full report.
FAQ: How to Handle Employer Funds when HSA is Not Opened
HSA Council Executive Director answers the question: What should the bank do with HSA funds from an employer when the employee does not open the account? See the answer.
Private Exchanges Drive Growth in HSA Market
HSA Consulting Services' White Paper, The Power of Choice: The Game-Changing Combination of Private Exchanges and Health Savings Accounts,
predicts that "50 million Americans will be covered by HSA Qualified plans by 1/1/2019." Learn more from HSA Consulting Services.
- Indiana Gov. Pence Unveils HIP 2.0 Plan, Modeled on HSAs
HIP 2.0 is a consumer-driven health care coverage program for low-income adults that builds on Indiana’s history of consumer-driven health care and would replace traditional Medicaid for all non-disabled adults. HIP 2.0 will be available for residents 19 to 64 with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Learn more about HIP 2.0
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.