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Grassroots advocacy organization Save Flexible Spending Plans is making a last-ditch effort to get new Congressional leaders to repeal a provision of health reform before the Jan. 1 effective date.

Starting on Jan. 1, 2011, participants will need a doctor’s prescription in order to use their FSAs to pay for over-the-counter medications, such as allergy medicine and cough syrup. Another reform measure requires that, beginning on Jan. 1, 2013, contributions to FSAs will be capped at $2,500 per year.

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