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"The number of people covered by health savings accounts/high-deductible health plans (HSA/HDHPs) was almost 3.2 million in January 2006, more than triple the HSA/HDHP coverage of about one million reported by AHIP members in March 2005 (Figure 2).
HSA/HDHP coverage in the group market rose from 397,000 in March 2005 to 1.4 million in January 2006. Enrollment in the individual market rose from 556,000 in March 2005 to 855,000 in January 2006. (AHIP member companies reported coverage of an additional 878,000 people that could not be classified into either the group or individual market).
In the individual market, 31% of new enrollees in HSA/HDHP plans were …