HSAs/HDHPs: Here to Stay?

  • June 27, 2018
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
  • Online

Recent reports show growth of health savings accounts/high-deductible health plans (HSAs/HDHPs) while other reports show enrollment is down. What are driving factors behind these studies and how are HSA accountholders spending, saving, and investing their dollars?

Dive into report findings compare/contrast findings and include additional segmentation and healthcare spending data.

Attendees will learn:

  • Factors driving the upward trajectory in HDHP/HSA adoption
  • How continued growth of HDHP/HSAs can improve American’s financial security
  • Factors that may be contributing to the growth stall
  • Tactics to increase HDHP/HSA enrollment and retention
  • Factors influencing lower HSA balances
  • Key insights into who’s enrolling in HSA-compatible plans, who’s saving their HSA dollars, who’s spending, and why
  • Demographics and differences between savers, spenders, investors
  • Effect of employer contributions on accountholder behavior


Holly Doering-Powell, National Sales Director, UMB Healthcare Services

Holly is responsible for the business development and growth strategy of the organization. She has over 25 years of corporate management, business and relationship development, and practical experience in healthcare payments, financial services and information technology consulting. Her background includes a variety of sales, account management and partner development roles across a diverse spectrum of consumer-driven healthcare and retirement, benefit administration technology and payment card processing markets.

Dr. Paul Fronstin, a senior research associate with and Director of the Health Research and Education Program for the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

Dr. Fronstin’s research includes trends in employment-based health benefits, private health insurance exchanges, workplace wellness programs, consumer-driven health benefits, retiree health benefits, employee benefits and taxation, and public opinion about health benefits and health care.
He currently serves on the board of trustees for Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions and the Maryland Patient Safety Center. He also serves on the National Advisory Board for the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design. He is the associate editor of Benefits Quarterly and is also a TIAA-CREF Institute Fellow.