There are two reasons an employer would want to enroll workers into a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) with a health savings account (HSA): Lower costs and get employees to become smarter healthcare consumers. And new research shows those two goals are being met.
Consistently encouraging employees to contribute to a health savings account (HSA) will only go so far. The best way to max out HSA participation rates is to stress its effectiveness as a retirement tool.
Hot off the press: The Internal Revenue Service just released the 2011 cost-of-living-adjusted HSA limits.