CNBC March 15, 2019
Christina Farr

KEY POINTS
  • Amazon will now accept consumers’ health savings and flexible savings accounts. 
  • That allows people to contribute a portion of their salary or wages, before taxes, to cover medical expenses that would otherwise be out-of-pocket.
  • Health experts think this is an important step for Amazon as it gets deeper into the health care market.
People buying medical supplies on Amazon, such as glucometers and cold medicine, can now use their flexible savings accounts or health savings accounts to get discounts.

These programs, often referred to as an HSA or FSA, allow people with health insurance to set aside a...

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