HSA card The growth in employees opting for HSAs may have begun to slow. (Photo: Shutterstock)

While health-savings-account-eligible plans have been on the rise, along with HSAs, in 2017 enrollment estimates indicate that growth in both have slowed.

A brief from the Employee Benefit Research Institute reports that while estimates from five different surveys on the adoption of HSA-eligible health plans and HSAs themselves vary widely for last year, from 21.4 million to 33.7 million policyholders and their dependents, one consistency they share is that growth seems to have slowed—“especially when looking at the market share of HSA-eligible health plan enrollment.”

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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