In the popularity contest between health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts, there’s a clear winner.
Group plans are increasingly expanding their consumer-directed health plans with health savings accounts, after toying with lower deductibles and reimbursement account wrapping.
Benefit advisers are already fielding more employer questions about HSAs, as the accounts are gaining in popularity with small to mid-size employers.
Several states have shuttered their marketplaces because of technical problems.
Many U.S. employers are supposed to pay their first round of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCORI) fees by July 31.