U.S. Bank, WebMD Offer Online Health Tools

August 21, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - U.S. Bank Healthcare Payment Solutions has partnered with WebMD, provider of online health information, to offer its U.S. Bank Health Savings Account (HSA) customers enhanced online health tools.

A news release said HSA customers can now use WebMD’s platform of personalized applications that help consumers determine their optimal HSA contribution and tax savings. In addition, users can access resources such as medication and hospital comparison tools, health care calculators, information guides, and more.

“U.S. Bank recognizes that health and financial decisions are closely linked and require an integrated view of the individual’s benefit, provider and treatment options,” said Craig Froude, executive vice president at WebMD, in the news release. “We are excited to work with U.S. Bank to provide their customers with comprehensive health information resources that enable greater health care transparency and empower more informed, guided choices.”

For more information on the U.S. Bank Health Savings Solution HSA program, visit www.healthsavings.usbank.com or call 800-334-9207.