For nearly two decades, health savings accounts (HSAs) have helped people use tax-preferred dollars for health care spending and save for future medical expenses. They also are a central element in health sector reform by creating incentives for cost-conscious consumers to search for value. This in turn motivates medical providers to improve quality and efficiency. While HSAs are … [Read more...] about Health Benefits Transformation—New Brian Blase paper
Health Savings Accounts
By Brian Blase, Casey Mulligan and Doug Badger | Three former White House economic advisers warn in a paper released today by the Galen Institute that Congress would delay the recovery if it extends the $600 weekly increase in unemployment insurance (UI) benefits scheduled to expire July 31. In their paper, “Getting America Back to Work and Hastening the Recovery,” they estimate that … [Read more...] about Getting America Back to Work and Hastening the Recovery
The Galen Institute is delighted to announce that former presidential advisor Brian Blase is joining the Galen Institute as a Senior Fellow. Until last month, Brian served on the White House’s National Economic Council where he succeeded in implementing important health policy initiatives, including Health Reimbursement Arrangements, Short-Term Limited-Duration Health Plans, Association … [Read more...] about New Scholar Joins Galen Institute, Pens WSJ Piece!