Tag: health savings accounts

Nationwide Announces HSA Offering in 2019

“We are committed to bringing America’s workers solutions designed to help them gain confidence and take action to efficiently prepare for health care expenses in retirement,” says John Carter, president of Nationwide’s retirement plan business.

Selecting the Optimal Investment Lineup for HSAs

Most HSAs do not even have an investment component, but this will change, as health care brokers have been driving plan sponsor adoption of HSAs, but in the future advisers will, Jamie Greenleaf, with Cafaro Greenleaf, told attendees of PLANSPONSOR’s 2018 HSA Conference.

Congress Actively Taking Up HSA Legislation

Speaking at PLANSPONSOR's 2018 HSA Conference, Shad Fagerland, of counsel at Ivins, Phillips & Barker, discussed two bills, passed by the House, that would expand the use and benefits of health savings accounts (HSAs).

Participants Voice Student Debt Concerns as Balances Grow

“In this year’s survey, an astounding 85% of respondents paying toward student loans reported that their obligation to repay the funds are impacting their ability to prepare for retirement,” warns Marsha Whitehead, OneAmerica vice president of enterprise marketing.

Will the More Evenly Divided Senate Tackle HSAs This Year?

“Although budget pressures have put limits on some reforms and the Senate outlook this year is dim, the proposed changes indicate the direction that many Republicans and more than a few Democrats would like to take,” writes Tracy Watts, Mercer’s leader on health care reform.   

SEC Lays Out Valuable Features of HSAs

Although an SEC bulletin is directed at employees invested in HSAs, its description of useful HSA features depending on how investors use HSAs can be informative to plan sponsor clients.