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Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)
Wed, 11/14/12 | 40 Comments
Why I’ve Decided to Max out my HSA in 2013 & Beyond (While I can)

Over the past year, I’ve become a big fan of HSA’s.
They are a bit like an IRA on steroids (if those steroids were purchased from tax-free HSA distributions).
Tax free (pre-tax) contributions, growth through investment, and …

HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch
Thu, 11/8/12 | 18 Comments
HDHP vs. PPO Costs, Savings, & Thoughts: 1 Year After the Switch

Last year, I noted that I had made the switch from a comfortable PPO health insurance plan to an HDHP plan (paired with an HSA), during my employer’s open enrollment.
Open enrollment is going on right …

CPT Codes: Why you NEED to know what they are
Thu, 11/1/12 | 10 Comments
CPT Codes: Why you NEED to know what they are

“What is a CPT code?”
If you haven’t already, you’ll find yourself asking that question at one point or another when you’re hit with an unexpected medical bill. Particularly so if you have switched to an …

Take Advantage of your Employer’s HDHP & HSA Bonus Incentives while you can
Wed, 06/6/12 | 9 Comments
Take Advantage of your Employer’s HDHP & HSA Bonus Incentives while you can

Fresh off the heels of my health insurance mail order prescription savings finding, leading to $120 in annual savings on prescription drugs, my employer just contributed an additional $400 to my health savings account (HSA).
Why?
I …

Save Money on Prescriptions with Health Insurance Prescription Mail Order Delivery
Tue, 05/29/12 | 7 Comments
Save Money on Prescriptions with Health Insurance Prescription Mail Order Delivery

One great thing about switching to a HDHP for your insurance is that your HSA can be used to cover the cost of prescription drugs.
This means that you no longer pay an out-of-pocket co-pay (usually …

How to Reach Health Insurance Nirvana with your Employer’s HDHP & HSA
Thu, 12/8/11 | 18 Comments
How to Reach Health Insurance Nirvana with your Employer’s HDHP & HSA

Health Care Cost Nirvana
If you’ve made the move to a HDHP, paired with an HSA that is sponsored by your employer, there is a health insurance “sweet spot” that nobody ever really talks about that …


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