8K * 'MSA' refers to Archer Medical Savings Accounts, which were authorized prior to 2004.
What does MSA stand for?
MSA stands for Archer Medical Savings Account
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Nonetheless, while the 112th Congress prepares to debate health policy, regulatory agencies are currently promulgating regulations and guidance set forth in PPACA, many of which started Jan 1, including the following: * Changes to Tax-Free Savings Accounts PPACA excludes the costs for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs not prescribed by a doctor from being reimbursed through a Health Reimbursement Account or health Flexible Spending Account and from being reimbursed on a tax-free basis through a Health Savings Account or Archer Medical Savings Account.
2010-23) implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's prohibition on reimbursement of the cost of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by health savings accounts (HSAs), health retirement accounts (HRAs), Archer medical savings accounts (MSAs), and flexible spending accounts (FSAs).
If you have a health saving account or an Archer Medical Savings Account, withdrawals used to pay qualifying medical expenses are tax-free.
Despite the push for tax breaks, AIPB says many expired in 2005: * The 15-year straight-line cost recovery for qualified leasehold improvements and qualified restaurant improvements; * The research and experimentation tax credit; * The work opportunity tax credit; * The welfare-to-work tax credits; * Parity in the application of certain limits to mental health benefits; * State and local general sales tax deductions; * Archer medical savings accounts (MSAs); * Above-the-line deduction for certain higher education expenses; * Election to include combat pay as earned income for purposes of the earned income credit.
The contribution limits apply in aggregate to all HSAs held by an individual and must be further reduced by any contributions the beneficiary makes to an Archer Medical Savings Account (accounts designed to pay the costs of routine medical expenses for employees of small businesses and self-employed persons).
Similar set-ups, the Archer Medical Savings Accounts, for instance, have been around for a while.
HSAs were modeled after the Archer Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs).