Credit Union Tech-Talk Offer Health Savings Account Webinar

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Speaker: Roy Ramthun is the former health care advisor to President Bush and an HSA expert. Before joining the President's staff, Mr. Ramthun was the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for health initiatives. In this role, he led Treasury's implementation of Health Savings Accounts after they were enacted into law in December, 2003. Mr. Ramthun is currently serving as a Senior Vice President with HSA Clearing Corp.

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 4, 2007 -- Credit Union tech-talk serving the credit union market since 1988 is offering a webinar on June 14th at 1 p.m. CST entitled "Offering Health Savings Accounts for Your Credit Union Employees and Members".

A Health Savings Accounts (HSA) is an innovative approach to health insurance signed into law in December of 2003, and made available January 1st 2004. The HSA is a tax-sheltered savings account similar to an IRA, but contributions are earmarked for medical expenses and can be withdrawn tax free. Deposits are 100% tax deductible and with recent passage of Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 contributions into an HSA have been increased which can easily be used to pay for medical expenses for small and routine medical expenses with tax free dollars, until a deductible has been met. Signup for this one hour Webinar and learn why HSAs are exploding in popularity across the country and if they are right for your credit union's employees and small business members.

What You Will Learn:
- How to offer HSAs
- What are your credit union's responsibilities
- The pros and the cons of offerings HSAs
- Best practices from credit unions currently offering HSAs
- Pitfalls to avoid in starting a program
- Why this market is exploding

Who Should Attend: CEOs, CFOs, Marketing Directors and Human Resources Staff

Speaker: Roy Ramthun is the former health care advisor to President Bush and an HSA expert. Before joining the President's staff, Mr. Ramthun was the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for health initiatives. In this role, he led Treasury's implementation of Health Savings Accounts after they were enacted into law in December, 2003. Mr. Ramthun is currently serving as a Senior Vice President with HSA Clearing Corp.

Date: Thursday June 14th 1 - 2 p.m. Central

For more information contact Credit Union tech-talk 800-808-2188 or visit their website at https://www.cunews.com/webinars.htm.

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