TITLE

McCain's health platform taxes benefits as income

AUTHOR(S)
ROBBINS, MCLEAN
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jun2008, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed health benefits tax by U.S. Senator John McCain. In order to address problems in health care, McCain has several proposals, two of them are the use of health savings account and implementation of tax credit for individuals to be used for buying individual health insurance. McCain also focused his proposals on medical malpractice.
ACCESSION #
35017769

 

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