United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Survey: Health Savings Account Enrollment Up, Employer Contributions Down

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Survey Reveals Industry Responses to Account-Based Plans

New survey data released from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, reveals significant differences in the performance of health savings accounts (HSAs) among various industries. The survey of more than 10,000 employer sponsored health plans, finds that overall, enrollment in these account-based plans is increasing, while employer contributions, on average, are stagnant or decreasing.

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Topics: HRAs, health reimbursement arrangements, health savings accounts, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey, health plan design, Johnson & Dugan, Cacillac tax, Dan Cattaneo, HSAs, Niko Washington, Beneflex Insurance

California Employers Lead the Way with HSAs and HRAs

Posted by: Bill Olson    February 29, 2016 at 11:17 AM

UBA survey finds California employers offer the most generous account-based plans

New data released from United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, reveals that California employers offer the most generous employee benefits through account-based plans such as health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs).

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Topics: health reimbursement arrangements, health savings accounts, HRA, HSA, Les McPhearson, UBA Health Plan Survey, Bridgeport Benefits, Keith McNeil, Arrow Benefits Group, Steve Salinas

HSAs More Popular than HRAs Among Small to Mid-Size Employers and Employees

Posted by: Bill Olson    July 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

UBA Survey Finds HSAs Outpace HRAs in Adoption and Participation Rates 

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private insurance exchange, health marketplace, employee wellness, PPACA, retirement, small group employers, benefit communication, benefit consultants, benefit management, compliance with health care reform, employee health, group health insurance, healthcare consumerism, health plan compliance, health reimbursement account, insurance solutions, medical plan, self funded health plans, Group health plans, small business, health reimbursement arrangements, health savings accounts, HRA, HSA