Health Savings Account

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Latest Headlines

Redefine prevention to reduce chronic condition costs

By applying value-based insurance design to high-deductible health plans, insurers can better aid patients with chronic conditions while also reducing costs, according to a new report released today from the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and Harvard University Medical School.

Health savings account enrollment on the rise

Enrollment in health savings accounts has grown to roughly 15.5 million people--an increase of almost 15 percent from last year, according to a new census report from America's Health Insurance Plans.

Lawsuit: Blues illegally denies Medigap coverage

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is facing a class-action lawsuit from the state's former attorney general who claims the insurer has been illegally denying some members from accessing Medigap plans.

BCBS Association puts its bank up for sale

It looks like the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has lost its stomach for the health savings account business. BCBSA has announced that it's decided to sell Blue Healthcare Bank, which was

SPOTLIGHT: Health savings account use growing

According to health plan trade group America's Health Insurance Plans, eight million Americans are now covered by health savings account-eligible insurance plans, up two million people since last

SPOTLIGHT: CIGNA offers real-time cost estimator, pre-care

CIGNA has rolled out a web-based "Cost of Care Estimator" that offers patients and doctors a real-time view of what they really owe for medical treatments, including a detailed description of costs,

J.P. Morgan's HSA business exploding

Looks like the health savings account market continues to be a good one. J.P. Morgan is reporting that its HSA business grew 60 percent in account volume over last year. What's more, the company