Reform plans leave Health Savings Accounts in limbo (

Health Savings Accounts, the Bush-spawned health insurance plans that have been derided as a mere tax dodge for the rich, are either in danger of being phased out under health reform, or likely to carry on unimpeded. You make the call:

While Washington wrangles over health care, the nation’s last big reform innovation faces an uncertain future. Health Savings Accounts, the hybrid of flex spending accounts and IRAs that President Bush created in 2003, are an afterthought in the current proposals on Capitol Hill — with strenuous debate over whether their demise would be a disaster or a welcome end to a program that never lived up to its promise…. [read more]