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Small business health plans for 2007

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If in doubt, please send a new question or ask for an update.

Q: When will the combined HRA/HSA/FSA health plans that you wrote about be available?

A: The brand new "Consumer Driven Health Plan for Small Businesses" is available now at New benefit plans started before December 15 get service for the remainder of 2006 for free in order to help avoid a rush of requests at the end of December. Freedom Benefits can only handle a limited number of these service requests, but other providers may be available later in 2007. For now, this is the only small business health plan that combines all of these features under one service arrangement.


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