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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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How Health Savings Accounts Work for Same-Sex Couples and Domestic Partners

Many employers and insurance carriers permit individuals to cover a same-sex spouse or domestic partner on their insurance coverage.  This includes high deductible health plans that make people eligible for health savings accounts (aka “HSA-qualified” plans).  Under an HSA-qualified plan, individuals either have self-only coverage or family coverage. “Family coverage” is simply defined as having […]

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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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