Introduced by Rep. Bruce Caswell (R) on January 22, 2007
To require public schools to offer Medical Savings Account-type health insurance plans as an option for employees, in addition to health insurance with benefits comparable to the most comprehensive offered before September 1, 2007. MSAs combine a high deductible health insurance plan (the bill specifies $3,000) with an IRA-like tax-deferred equity account owned by the employee. Routine health care expenses that cost less than the insurance deductible amount are paid from this account. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on January 22, 2007