Legislative Alert: HSAs in Maryland are in Jeopardy

January 23, 2018

The Contraceptive Equity Act was enacted by the Maryland General Assembly in 2016. Effective January 1, 2018, the Act mandates that male contraceptive services (vasectomies) must be covered as a preventive service, i.e., without any deductible or cost-sharing required. The current problem lies in the application of the Act to a high deductible health plan (HDHP). An HDHP is typically coupled with a health savings account (HSA). Read more