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As the House Ways and Means Committee today began a markup of several bills that included provisions related to health savings accounts, ABA wrote to committee leaders thanking them for their efforts to expand the flexibility of HSAs.

Ag Banking

A coalition of more than 600 agricultural banking and insurance organizations — including ABA — and other ag industry constituents signed onto a letter to members of the Senate urging them to oppose any harmful amendments in the 2018 Farm Bill that would increase the cost of, reduce or limit participation in, or harm private sector delivery of crop insurance.


In testimony before the Joint Economic Committee today, ABA HSA Council Executive Director Kevin McKechnie called on Congress to expand and strengthen health savings accounts as part of the ongoing effort to improve the American healthcare system.

Commercial Lending

Amid a record-setting wave of disaster losses in 2017 — including from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus wildfires in the West — small businesses’ insurance gaps meant that credit availability was a key factor in their ability to recover, according to a report today from the Federal Reserve Banks of New York, Dallas, Richmond and San Francisco.

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