The majority of this report was derived from the 2014 Midyear Devenir HSA Market Survey. This survey was conducted in order to continue to help shed light on the rapidly growing and evolving health savings account market. The survey was carried out in July, 2014 and primarily consisted of top 100 HSA providers in the health savings account market. All data was requested for the period ending on June 30th, 2014.
- HSA assets almost reach $23 billion. HSA accounts rose to 11.8 million, holding assets totaling over $22.8 billion, a year over year increase of 26% for HSA assets and 29% for accounts for the period of June 30th, 2013 to June 30th, 2014.
- Health plans drive growth.In the first half of 2014, health plans were the leading driver of new account growth, accounting for 31% of new accounts.
- Continued strong stock market bolsters HSA investments. HSA investment assets almost reached an estimated $2.9 billion in June, up 45% year over year. The average investment account holder has a $12,473 average total balance (deposit and investment account).
- Investors show solid returns. Investors achieved a 10.6% return on a 5 year basis.