As Policymakers Consider Changes to Health Savings Accounts, NPA Calls for Inclusion of Nutritional Supplements
NPA called for allowing nutritional and dietary supplements to be covered under Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) as Congress and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) consider relaxing rules and expanding coverage during the COVID-19 crisis.
Governor Sisolak’s order will restrict access to a wide range of essential products sold by health food stores, including, water, electrolytes, nutritional supplements, healthy food options, and other health-related products such as hand sanitizer.
There is no such thing as a magic pill and consumers should steer clear of any product being marketed as a nutritional supplement that says it will prevent, treat, or cure coronavirus or any other illness.
NPA submitted comments for the record regarding the Oregon Department of Justice’s proposed rule that would restrict health claims for nutritional supplements.
NPA mobilized its grassroots network in recent days, sending over 10,000 letters to elected officials across the country requesting that health food stores remain open as essential businesses during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
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