Hoosiers and Health Savings Accounts

In Indiana’s HSA, the state deposits $2,750 per year into an account controlled by the employee, out of which he pays all his health bills. Indiana covers the premium for the plan.  Unused funds in the account—to date some $30 million or about $2,000 per employee and growing fast—are the worker’s permanent property.

Indiana governor Mitch Daniels discusses the positive effect of individually owned and directed health-care coverage