EBRI Fast Facts

Use of Health Care Services Increased After Employers Added Pre-Deductible Coverage in Response to Increased IRS Flexibility

Sep 14, 2023 3  pages


In light of changes to IRS Notice 2019-45 allowing health savings account (HSA)–eligible health plans the flexibility to cover 14 medications and services used to prevent the exacerbation of chronic conditions prior to meeting the plan deductible, this Fast Fact explores the top findings from an EBRI study that studied use of health care services after this IRS change.