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Why Cafeteria Plans Matter For HSAs

Why Cafeteria Plans Matter For HSAs You may have heard that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But by taking advantage of your… Read More »

Author: James Denison

HDHPs and HSAs: Motivating Participants To Think Like Consumers

It’s not rocket science that health savings accounts (HSAs) allow accountholders to save money on medical expenses. But what HSAs and high deductible health plans… Read More »

How Your Embedded Deductible Can Ruin Your HSA Eligibility

High deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage for families can have either aggregate or embedded deductibles (see below). If your plan has an embedded deductible and… Read More »

Why Millennials Should Care About HSAs (From A Millennial)

Let’s face it, there are a lot of things competing for our cash these days. Student loans, building up our emergency funds, or, dare I… Read More »

4 Points Every Financial Advisor Offering HSAs Should Know

Pat Jarrett, HealthSavings’ Co-founder and Executive Chairman, recently had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar for financial advisors titled “How to Use Health Savings Accounts… Read More »

Author: James Denison

Why You Need To Save Specifically For Retirement Medical Expenses

If you’re contributing to a 401(k), that’s a great beginning to reaching your retirement dreams. But if you’re not putting money into an HSA for… Read More »

How To Understand Your 5498-SA Form

How To Understand Your 5498-SA Form   Each year, HSA providers are required to send a copy of Form 5498-SA to all HSA accountholders (unless… Read More »

Making Sense of the HSA Testing Period

The testing period is a 13-month period where you must keep HSA eligibility or face a tax penalty. It comes into play in these three… Read More »

How To Make a Full HSA Contribution If You Sign Up Mid-Year

If you gain HSA eligibility and open an HSA mid-year, you might think your only contribution option that year is to prorate the annual contribution… Read More »

8 Ways HSAs Benefit Both Employers & Employees

A high deductible health plan (HDHP) paired with an HSA can help organizations cut costs while also providing their employees best-in-market tax savings on medical… Read More »

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The IRS has extended the tax deadline from April 15th to July 15th. Individuals may continue to make 2019 HSA contributions until 11:59 p.m. EST on July 15, 2020. Read more Covid-19 updates >>