Navigation Links
More Than Six Million Enrolled in Health Savings Account Plans
Date:4/30/2008

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 6.1 million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, a 35 percent increase since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) found. HSAs were authorized starting in January 2004. Since then, AHIP has conducted a periodic census of its members participating in the HSA plan market.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040830/AHIPLOGO )

"Employers and individuals across the country and across the age spectrum are choosing HSA plans, which are now an important part of the portfolio of coverage options offered by health plans," said Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of AHIP.

Key findings from the census include:

-- There was an increase of approximately 1.6 million Americans enrolled in

an HSA plan since January 2007. Previous censuses found that 4.5

million were enrolled in January 2007, 3.2 million were enrolled in

January 2006, and 1.0 million were enrolled in March 2005.

-- 30 percent of individuals covered by an HSA plan were in the small-group

market, 45 percent of individuals covered by an HSA plan were in the

large-group market, and the remaining 25 percent were in the individual

market.

-- HSA products accounted for 31 percent of new coverage issued in the

small-group market. Individual market consumers selected HSA products

for 27 percent of their new purchases of health insurance.

-- HSA plan enrollment as a percentage of individuals with private coverage

is estimated to be the highest in Minnesota (9.2 percent), Louisiana

(9.0 percent), Washington, D.C. (8.7 percent), Vermont (7.5 percent) and

Colorado (7.1 percent).

The full 2008 census can be viewed here: http://www.ahipresearch.org/pdfs/2008_HSA_Census.pdf.

Click here to view a PowerPoint on the HSA census: http://www.ahipresearch.org/pdfs/AHIP_HSA08_PPTslides.pdf.

America's Health Insurance Plans - Providing Health Benefits to More Than 200 Million Americans


'/>"/>
SOURCE America's Health Insurance Plans
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
2. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
3. Majority of 2.4 Million U.S. Children With ADHD Not Diagnosed or Consistently Treated, According to New Gold Standard Study by Cincinnati Childrens Researchers
4. 1.5 million children could be saved
5. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
6. UVa researcher awarded $3.6 million grant to fight drug-resistant bacteria
7. EaglePicher Corporation Completes Transaction to Sell EaglePicher Boron, LLC to Ceradyne, Inc. for $69 Million
8. R. P. Simmons Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million for New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus
9. £5 million investment in personalized medicines to cut patient deaths
10. Keane Wins $1 Million Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation at New Jersey-Based Acute Care Facility
11. PainCare Receives $14.4 Million in Cash From Completed Sale of South Florida Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Natren, ... animal line of probiotics, Petbiotics ™, as they fondly call them. As ... rescue groups networking for their non-profit organizations. Animal rescues across the nation face ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... billing and coding services, and Deyta Analytics, recently announced the recipients of the ... level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. The official ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Intellitec Solutions ... use of Microsoft Dynamics GP for one their long-term care clients. Working together ... Dynamics GP with key clinical management systems, and delivered a fully integrated accounting ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The Society ... year, reproductive endocrinologists are required to report in vitro fertilization (IVF) ... dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies in the United States. ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House ... BC and AD, saying it is time to set the record straight. Traditionally, BC ... this simply cannot possibly be true and offers explanation. , “To start with, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016  Marking its one year ... and ovarian cancer risk test, Color Genomics ... genes that highly impact the most common hereditary ... the Color Test analyzes hereditary cancer risks for ... uterine cancers. The Color Test is physician ordered ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Dr. Vivek Ahuja , ... phen Schmidt Join the Growing ... solutions for life sciences, today announced key new leaders have joined ... to a growing business.  This will bolster the company,s safety business ... joined ArisGlobal in the position of Vice President - Safety. George ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 New ... 2016" is a report that provides an overview ... R&D pipelines by identifying new targets and MOAs ... Company Profiles discussed in this H1 2016 Osteoarthritis ... Srl, AbbVie Inc., Abiogen Pharma S.p.A., Ablynx NV, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: