Aetna Tallies Health Account Effects

Bell, Allison
February 2008
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;2/25/2008, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p8
The article reports on the research at Aetna Inc. regarding optional health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements in the U.S. The research found that employers who offer these health saving accounts could avoid a total of about $500 in claims per member over 4 years. Aetna came up with the estimate in an analysis of 5 years of data from 130 employer health account programs with a total of about 205,000 participants.


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