Author: Itamar Romanini

Your Weekly HSA News – October 25, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Under Pressure, Democrats Cut Back Spending PackageDemocratic lawmakers are swiftly cutting back their spending on the Build Back Better agenda after President Biden made clear to progressive lawmakers that the package will spend far less than they had hoped on […]

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Your Weekly HSA News – October 18, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Biden Signs Debt Limit Hike, but December Standoff LoomsPresident Joe Biden signed into law a bill raising the nation’s debt limit until early December. The passage of the short-term debt ceiling increase ensures that, for now, the U.S. will continue […]

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Your Weekly HSA News – October 11, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Democrats Face Tough Choices on Trimming Spending PackageDemocrats face challenges in reducing the size of their wide-ranging social spending package, a task that will be necessary in order to get key centrists to support a bill. There are several ways […]

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Your Weekly HSA News – September 27, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Pelosi Sets Thursday Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure BillThe House will vote Thursday on the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill, pushing back an originally planned vote for Monday that Democratic moderates had demanded as part of a deal with Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]

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Your Weekly HSA News – September 20, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Democrats Suffer Blow on Drug Pricing as 3 Moderates Buck PartyDemocrats’ signature legislation to lower drug prices was defeated in a House committee on September 15 as three moderate Democrats voted against their party. The vote is a striking setback […]

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HSA Strategy: Distribution, Product, Price

The Health Savings Account. A tax advantaged account attached to a special type of health plan.  The idea is simple. The business of acquiring those accounts? That’s another story.  Take a moment to review this picture and try to follow what’s going on.   At the bottom are the ultimate HSA users.  Employers offer HSAs in their benefit […]

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Your Weekly HSA News – September 13, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Sen. Manchin Says He Can’t Support Biden’s $3.5 Trillion Spending PlanSen. Joe Manchin, a key moderate Democrat from West Virginia, said on September 12 that he can’t support President Biden’s $3.5 trillion spending plan. Manchin also said he would look at adjusting […]

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HSA Transactions and Impact to Taxes

Here’s something we are often surprised to find out as we dive deeper into how HSA providers handle this topic:  – most make mistakes when handling reversals. Sure, everyone knows most credits are contributions, and those count towards the annual max.  And here starts another challenge, not all will enforce the statutory maximum contribution limit.  This means, they […]

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VC and PE investments in HSA and CDH administrators and TPAs.

Mitigating investment risk and maximizing growth. The benefits accounts market, namely HSAs (Health Savings Accounts), FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts), and HRAs (Health Reimbursement Arrangements) has been growing and getting plenty of attention in the recent years, driven primarily due to the growth in HSAs.  According to Devenir, one of the largest HSA investment solutions providers, […]

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