Changes on the Horizon for Health Savings Accounts

Gordon, Amy M.; Kerby III, Charles K.; Nash, Susan M.
October 2006
Venulex Legal Summaries;2006 Q4, p1
The article deals with the passage of a proposed bill called the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 in the U.S. Congress and provides an overview of its impact on laws governing Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Described as a tax-favored account, HSAs permit individuals to pay or be reimbursed for current and future qualified medical expenses. Under the proposed bill, HSA account holders will be able to accumulate greater amounts in their HSAs and consolidate amounts from various tax-favored accounts into HSAs.


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