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It’s Complicated: Health Care Act Simplifies Buying OTCs With Pre-Tax Accounts

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet

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CHPA gives tempered support for White House-backed legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act because it would eliminate requirement that consumers can only use pre-tax savings accounts for OTCs if they have a prescription.

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