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Understanding Health Savings Accounts

A relatively new concept, the health savings account was created as a way to help consumers save and pay for family health care. The tax-free accounts require users to do their own research on medications and procedures, but they may be a big money-saver for some families.


Dr. Henry Simmons, president of the National Coalition on Health Care

Frank Ciotola, co-owner and vice president of DaVinci Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio

Uwe Reinhardt, professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University

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