Cost-share chart Enrollmentnumbers varied depending on age groups, with enrollment in HDHPsthat have HSAs higher among those aged 30–44. (Image:Shutterstock)

Workers with access to health care coverage through theiremployer are increasingly enrolling in high-deductible health plans, both with andwithout health savings accounts, as enrollment intraditional health plans has fallen.

So says a report from the Centers for Disease Control, based ondata from the National Health Interview Survey. The report findsthat, for adults aged 18–64 with employment-based coverage, HDHPs with HSAs sawa boost in enrollment from 4.2 percent to 18.9 percent from 2007through 2017, while over the same period, HDHPs that lacked HSAsrose from 10.6 percent to 24.5 percent.

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Marlene Satter

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