The use of health savings accounts is on the rise, while the use of health reimbursement arrangements is holding steady, according to United Benefit Advisors' Special Report: How Health Savings Accounts Measure Up.

Enrollment in HSAs in 2016 more than doubled from five years ago, to 17 percent, based on data reported in the 2016 UBA Health Plan Survey. The accounts are offered in 24.6 percent of plans, a 21.8 percent increase from 2012.

On the other hand, the prevalence of HRAs has remained flat over the last five years at 10.5 percent, with HRA enrollment at 10.7 percent, up 23 percent from five years ago.

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