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If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your employer, it may cover more out-of-pocket health care expenses allowed by the IRS than you realize. With an FSA, you set aside tax-free money from your paycheck to pay for deductibles, copayments, and prescription drugs. But standard FSAs also cover a long list of additional […]

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