TITLE

Health Spending Accounts

AUTHOR(S)
Saleem, Haneefa T.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Compensation & Working Conditions;Oct2003, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the three types of accounts that can be used to help fund employee health care expenses. Flexible spending accounts; Medical savings accounts; Health reimbursement arrangements; Data on health spending accounts from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
ACCESSION #
14875638

 

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