Author: Roy Ramthun

Your Weekly HSA News – January 17, 2022

News from Washington Biden Officials Require Insurers to Cover Eight At-Home COVID Tests per Month The Biden administration issued rules requiring private health insurers to cover the cost of at-home COVID-19 tests starting January 15 amid pressure to make testing more available. Under the policy, insurers will be required to cover the cost of eight at-home COVID-19 […]

Read Full Article

“Mr. HSA” Projects Biggest Changes in HSA Amounts Since Program Began

You may already know that I track the data needed to make inflation adjustments for Health Savings Accounts from one year to the next. I have accurately predicted the annual adjustments by the Internal Revenue Service for the past 16 years. With the January 12 release of the December inflation figures by the Bureau of […]

Read Full Article

Your Weekly HSA News – January 3, 2022

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington IRS Announces Tax Relief for Arkansas Victims of Severe Storms and Tornadoes Following the recent disaster declaration issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced that victims of severe storms and tornadoes beginning December 10, 2021 will receive […]

Read Full Article

Your Weekly HSA News – December 27, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Democrats Face Tough Choices on Biden Plan After Manchin Setback Democratic leaders are facing painful decisions and intra-party tensions as they look for a path forward on President Biden’s sweeping climate and social spending bill. But Democratic leaders and the […]

Read Full Article

Your Weekly HSA News – December 13, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Democrats Face Time Crunch as They Race to Finalize Biden PlanDemocrats are hitting a make-or-break week in their ambitious effort to pass President Biden’s climate and social spending bill by Christmas. Democrats have just 10 days to meet their self-imposed deadline […]

Read Full Article

Your Weekly HSA News – December 6, 2021

Read the latest news about Health Savings Accounts and consumer-driven health care. News from Washington Biden Lays Out Multi-Pronged Plan to Deal with Evolving PandemicPresident Biden laid out a multi-pronged plan to confront variants of the coronavirus that includes an expansion of at-home diagnostic tests. Part of Biden’s plan will allow Americans with private health insurance […]

Read Full Article