HSAs: are they really the next big thing?

Hosp Health Netw. 2004 Aug;78(8):44-7, 2.


Advocates say health savings accounts will kick-start the era of consumer-driven health care and bring costs under control. Critics say they are perks for the well-to-do and will increase the number of uninsured Americans. What's clear is that HSAs have the potential to dramatically change how consumers use and pay for your services.

MeSH terms

  • Consumer Behavior / economics*
  • Health Benefit Plans, Employee / economics*
  • Health Benefit Plans, Employee / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Health Care Reform / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Humans
  • Medical Savings Accounts / economics*
  • Medical Savings Accounts / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Medically Uninsured
  • Medicare / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Politics
  • Tax Exemption
  • United States