Major health problems and the accompanying losses are still covered by the High Deductible Health Plan
Answering the desire of members with certain cardiovascular risk factors to take charge of their health insurance, Premera Blue Cross announced today it will begin offering first-dollar coverage in 2007 on more than 130 generic medications used to reduce the risk of complications associated with high cholesterol and high blood pressure for members enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans
(HDHPs) qualified for use with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
The study will develop and price hypothetical high deductible health plans
that incorporate V-BID principles and estimate the potential impact on enrollment in such plans by individuals with chronic conditions.
The HSAs combined with the HealthAmerica FEHBP high deductible health plan
are offered and managed by Wells Fargo Bank, N.
Examples of CDHs include Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA), and High Deductible Health Plans
The survey focused on the changes employers are making to their benefit programs such as offering more high deductible health plans
and how they are educating their employees about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health insurance marketplace (exchanges).
2 will integrate with HSA custodians so payors can offer consumers a single enrollment process for HSA-eligible High Deductible Health Plans
and HSA accounts.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is now offering high deductible health plans
that are compatible with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for group members under-65.
1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Niagara has introduced Health Savings Accounts (HSA), a tax-advantaged bank savings account for those individuals covered under High Deductible Health Plans
Among employees with access to high deductible health plans
(HDHPs), only half (51 percent) receive information from their employer on how an HSA and HDHP work together.
The qualifying high deductible health plans
purchased in the small employer market have average annual premiums of $2,224 for a single policy and $5,496 for a family policy.
org also provides additional details about other high deductible health plans
offered by health insurance companies.