TITLE

CONGRESS LOOKS TO INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN AMERICA

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
American Fitness;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the increase in healthcare spending has led the U.S. Congress to prioritize healthcare reform. It states that the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) seeks to include the Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2009 (PHIT) in the reform. Under PHIT, individuals will be permitted to use pre-tax medical accounts for physical activity expense reimbursement. Also cited are the personal and financial benefits of health improvement.
ACCESSION #
44455066

 

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