Washington (Dec. 29, 2003) -- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is reviewing whether to offer health savings accounts in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program -- a program that covers federal employees and their dependents.
The agency is said to be examining ways in which to extend HSAs to the more than 3 million government workers under the age of 65 who currently have high-deductible insurance plans and who qualify for them.
Last week, both the Treasury Dept. and the Internal Revenue service issued the initial set of guidance on HSAs.
-- WebCPA staff
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