Nobody likes insurance companies, especially health insurance companies - P. J. O'Rourke
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One of the biggest financial challenges that people face is covering the high costs of their healthcare. Especially as people get older, healthcare costs tend to rise, and so having a nest egg set aside to cover some of your out-of-pocket health expenses can be crucial.
Health savings accounts (HSAs) were designed to help give people an incentive for setting money aside for future healthcare needs. As useful as HSAs are, however, there's one shortcoming in the way that they're set up that has limited their effectiveness. If lawmakers were to borrow a provision from a similar health-related tax break and apply it to HSAs, then it could open the door to millions more workers…