Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Number of Adults with Consumer-Driven Health Plans Grows to 21 Million

A new survey from the Employee Benefits Retirement Institute (EBRI) reports that 21 million adults have health plans that qualify them to open a Health Savings Account or a Health Reimbursement Arrangement.

A number of sources confirm that these plans have succeeded in bending the cost curve of medical care. Although Obamacare is driving health-insurance premiums up ruthlessly, we can be grateful that Consumer-Driven Health Plans, Health Savings Accounts, and Health Reimbursement Arrangements have not been crushed by its regulatory onslaught.

Read the entire column at The Independent Institute's Beacon Blog.

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