This op-ed for RealClear Health is part of an ongoing collaboration with George Kalogeropoulos, CEO of HealthSherpa, on strategic health care topics, especially those pertaining to the individual, ACA-subsidized health insurance market and part-time workforces.
Members of Congress are signaling rare bipartisanship in their support for crucial updates to health savings accounts (HSAs) — a key casualty of last year’s ill-fated Affordable Care Act (ACA) “repeal and replace” efforts. This is would be a small, albeit important, victory for collaboration across the aisle. More crucially, it would be a major victory for the American people who are struggling with ever-increasing health-care costs and complexity.
Yet Congress shouldn’t stop with easy updates. Rather, transparency should become the greater bipartisan cause….