Healthcare Planning and the New Reality

Cordell, David M.; Langdon, Thomas P.
January 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the concepts of healthcare planning and the changes on healthcare system in the U.S. It reviews some practical strategies for healthcare planners and clients which would help them deal with the changes to the healthcare system. It discusses the insurance coverage for adult children of insured which is one of the changes made in the new healthcare legislation as well as the rule of flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts and medical savings accounts. It expounds the differential effects of the changes, how to avoid the additional tax and the new tax credit that is available to small businesses. Moreover, an insight about the final direction of healthcare policy abounds is offered.


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