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3 vital differentiators when evaluating an HSA provider

Posted by HealthEquity on Oct 2, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Let’s face it, shopping for a health savings account (HSA) provider is an overwhelming process. Most providers can cover the basics and deliver HSAs that may check all your boxes but act more like a supercharged flexible spending account (FSA). 

The industry’s leading providers, however, are collaborating closely with employers to deliver game-changing insights and member enablement capabilities that are transforming how employers and their employees can connect health and wealth.

So, what are these three HSA provider differentiators and what can they mean for employers and their employees?

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Topics: HSA, Employers, HSA fees, Benefit planning, Cost management

Why employees leave and how to keep them using a health and wealth strategy

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 25, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Since the inception of the employer-employee relationship there has been employee turnover. Every employer knows that turnover is inevitable and have factored in the costs into the price of doing business.

One way to lengthen tenure among your workforce is an effective health and wealth strategy, which introduces a long-term partnership where both employers and employees are mutually invested in growing wealth and improving health through knowledge, savings and investing.

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Topics: HSA, tax savings, Employers, 401(k), HSA contributions, retirement

Often overlooked tax benefits of HSAs for employers

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As an employer, you are likely looking for ways to save healthcare costs without hurting the overall morale of your employees. One option to explore is offering high deductible health plans to reduce your rising premium costs.

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Topics: HSA, HSA questions, tax savings, HSA policy, Employers

The best-kept HSA secret

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 14, 2018 9:14:21 AM

One of the greatest advantages of a health savings account (HSA) may also be one of the least well-known. The triple-tax advantages of HSAs, as well as the fact that HSA balances roll over each year are great, but did you know that there is no expiration date to reimburse yourself for qualified medical expenses? This means you can “save now, and cash in later.”


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Topics: HSA, HSA questions, tax savings, HSA policy

7 tips for a more effective HSA

Posted by HealthEquity on Sep 4, 2018 9:55:00 PM

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are one of the most effective options to save money for healthcare expenses and retirement, but many accountholders don’t take advantage of all the benefits. Some of your employees may already have good HSA habits, but understanding more about how to use them can help make a good HSA program a great one. Here are 7 tips to help employees win with their HSA:

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Topics: HSA, HSA questions, HSA contributions, tax savings, HSA contribution limit

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