Health savings accounts face big consumer learning curve

Stinson, Sonya
April 2004
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/5/2004, Vol. 24 Issue 41, p30
Reports on the benefits of the U.S. Medicare Prescription Drug law for consumers. Passage of the bill in December 2003; Enabling of consumers to save money for medical expenses; Ability of certain individuals to open a tax-free Health Savings Account through a bank or insurer; Projected increase in health insurance costs; Expected increase in U.S. employee enrollment in consumer-directed health plans.


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