Nearly 15.5 million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of nearly 15 percent since last year, according to a new census released today by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). The census also found that the greatest enrollment increases were in the large group market, which represents nearly 70 percent of all enrollment in health savings account/high-deductible health plans (HSA/HDHPs) in 2013.
HSA plans were authorized by
"HSA plans have given individuals and employers a valuable coverage option," said
Key findings from the census include:
• The number of individuals with HSA coverage rose to nearly 15.5 million in
• Forty-nine (49) percent of all HSA/HDHP enrollees in the individual market (including dependents covered under family plans) were age 40 or over; 51 percent were under age 40.
• States with the highest levels of HSA/HDHP enrollment were
Consumer Decision Support Tools for HSA Enrollees
The census also found that the vast majority of individuals enrolled in a HSA plan have access to a variety of tools and resources, including information for selecting appropriate providers and hospitals, to help make more informed health care decisions for themselves and their family members.
To learn more about the value of HSA plans, visit the
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