Friday, December 21, 2007

Year End Updates

Folks who participate in HSA (Health Savings Account) plans will see their max contribution limits increase, up as much as 2.5% (even more for catch-ups):

[Graphic courtesy of Golden Rule Ins Co]

■ And for our seasoned citizens, news from the Medicare Part D front. The 2008 Open Enrollment season begins on January 1st, and runs through the end of March. Changes there, as well; beneficiaries (Medicare participants) can elect:

[Graphic courtesy of Anthem BC/BS]

■ Finally, from the MythBusters Dept comes this helpful test. True or false:

Eating turkey makes you sleepy

Reading in a darkened room will ruin your eyesight

You should drink at least 8 glasses of water a day

The answers may surprise you; they certainly surprised the physicians who tested them.

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