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The amount of money individuals may need to cover their health care expenses once they retire may be eye-opening for many of them. EBRI recently found that couples with long life expectancy and high prescription drug expenses could need as much as $363,000 to cover premiums and out-of-pocket expenses.
Dr. Bill West, SVP of Business Development for HealthEquity and a member of the Board of Directors of the HSA Council, visited with J. Kevin A. McKechnie l to discuss the role of HSAs in health care reform and in retirement in Studio 1120.
From Rep. Bera’s (D-CA) statement before the Ways and Means Committee yesterday: “I have long been a proponent of HSAs to help families save for future medical expenses just as they do for retirement or college.
The letter below that was sent to the Senate Chairman of the Budget Committee describes the almost incomprehensibly incompetent errors the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) made in scoring Republican health care reform plans and describes a laundry list of desperately needed reforms at CBO.