The Facts
  • In September 2004, 438,000 people had an HSA-qualified HDHP; in January 2012, more than 13.5 million. In 2010, combined account balances in HSAs topped $10 billion.
  • In 2011, 844,832 Texans were enrolled in an HSA/HDHP, the second highest number in the nation.
  • Offer state employees an option to enroll in an HSA/HDHP.
  • Clarify existing state law to make sure the purchase of individual health insurance, through an HSA, is not subject to small group requirements.