Health Savings Account Membership More Than Doubled Since 2008
The number of consumers signed up for high deductible health plans increased 18 percent in 2011, according to an annual census by the health insurance industry's trade group.
CQ HealthBeat: Use Of Health Savings Accounts On The Rise
The number of consumers signed up for high-deductible health plans rose by 18 percent in 2011, the health insurance industry's trade group reported Wednesday. America's Health Insurance Plans' annual census of health savings account (HSA) insurance plans found that 13.5 million people are covered by them as of January 2012, up from 11.4 million the previous January and 6.1 million in 2008. The fastest growing market was in large group plans, followed by small group plans (Norman, 5/30).
Kaiser Health News: Capsules: Health Savings Account Membership Up 18 Percent
HSA membership rose from 11.4 million in January 2011 to 13.5 million in January 2012, with most of the growth occurring in plans offered by large employers, according to an annual census by America's Health Insurance Plans, an industry lobby. Since 2008 HSA membership has more than doubled (Hancock, 5/30).
Modern Healthcare: HSA, High-Deductible Plans Growing: AHIP
The number of people covered by high-deductible health plans paired with health savings accounts increased 18.4% in 2012 to 13.5 million, according to a survey by Americas Health Insurance Plans, a trade group. In 2011, 11.4 million people had high-deductible health benefits with a health savings account. The survey, conducted by e-mail in January, included 97 responses from 97 health insurance companies and their subsidiaries (Evans, 5/30).