Recent Health Care Developments Favor Taxpayers

Gardner, Randy; Welch, Julie
June 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p38
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, which passed United States Congress in December 2006. The Act made a number of significant changes to the health savings account rules, making them more economically appealing and easier for employees to transition from traditional health care coverage to a health savings account. The accounts are similar to individual retirement accounts for medical expenses, and were first offered in 2004. The authors analyze the changes in the rules and how they affect financial planners.


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