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Employers Give Workers Debit Cards to Access Benefit Dollars

November 25, 2003
Companies are giving employees debit cards to access funds for flexible spending accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, transportation reimbursement plans and educational assistance programs. About 350,000 employees currently use debit cards from one vendor, MBI, and that number is expected to increase to more than a million by the first quarter of 2004.
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The Battle Over Benefits

November 6, 2003
The cost of health care is strangling companies, prompting strikes and leaving an increasing number of Americans without any coverage at all. Some companies are coping, but experts fear that a sick system will have to come close to collapse before there is reform.
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Rx Toolbox

September 18, 2003
A short description of how tiered plans and cost-sharing work.
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