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antigop Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-03-07 02:58 PM
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112. Please read the following...................
http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/columnist/block/200...

It talks about the differences between health savings accounts and flex accounts. I think you are confused.

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Flexible spending accounts differ from health savings accounts, which also let you use pretax money to cover out-of-pocket expenses.

With health savings accounts, which are being championed by the Bush administration, you can carry over unused money from year to year.

But you can't have a health savings account unless you also have a high-deductible insurance policy, one with an annual deductible of at least $1,050 for individuals and $2,100 for families. Except in limited circumstances, you can't contribute to both a flex account and a health savings account.
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