United Benefit Advisors News and Press Releases

Survey: Employer Contributions to HSAs Decreasing

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 25, 2015 at 9:00 AM

United Benefit Advisors Health Plan Survey Finds Higher HSA Contributions Correlates to Increased Enrollment in High Deductible Health Plans

In 2014, employees saw a 10 percent decrease in their average single Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contribution from the previous year, from $574 in 2013 to $515 in 2014, according to new data released from the 2014 Health Plan Survey of United Benefit Advisors, the largest health benefits survey in the nation. Average family contributions also decreased 7 percent during the same period, from $958 to $890. Survey results reveal a correlation between enrollment in HSAs and Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHPs), linking higher HSA contributions to increased enrollment in the cost-saving plans.

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Topics: employers, HSA, survey, High Deductible Health Plans

United Benefit Advisors Welcomes New Partner Firm The Gehring Group, Inc.

Posted by: Bill Olson    March 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Florida Agency Adds To UBA's Growing Network of Independent Employee Benefits Advisory Firms

Indianapolis, Ind. – March 3, 2015 – United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome The Gehring Group, Inc. as its newest Partner Firm. Providing expert employee benefits consulting services for more than 20 years, The Gehring Group is a highly respected, best in class, employee benefits and risk management consulting firm that serves organizations in the design and implementation of their health insurance and risk management programs.

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Topics: brokerage, employee benefits consulting