Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and 20 other GOP governors wrote a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius this week, striking down "serious flaws" imbedded in the health care reform act – including the "discriminate" provision on health savings accounts.

Daniels – whose advocacy for "consumer consciousness" – has been well-documented in WSJ op-eds, points to the reform act's provisions on health savings accounts.

Daniels has been a champion for HSAs since his state program was established to help low-wage earners pay for health care through a government-backed state HSA system, through which increased cigarette tax money is funneled toward expanded medical coverage.

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