FSA proponents press lawmakers for changes to PPACA provisions

Koster, Kathleen
June 2011
Employee Benefit News;Jun2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p1
The article focuses on the appeal of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which established an annual caps for flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and requires a prescription for over-the-counter medications for reimbursement under the FSA. It states that the lawmakers are pushing to change the provisions in the health care reform law. Moreover, the legislators will be eliminating the FSAs on the debate.


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