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Lose Weight on Pre-Tax Money - and Save Big

(Employee Discounts)
Josh Brown, PhD 792-2273

Lose weight and get healthier on pre-tax money at the MUSC Weight Management Center!

If you have put money into a Medical Spending Account (MSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), or Flexible Spending Account (FSA), you can use it to lose those extra pounds you've been wanting to shed. The MUSC Weight Management Center offers a full range of effective, professional programs and services, whether you've got a little or a lot to lose.

How much do you stand to save? A simple example should illustrate. Say you've got an effective income tax rate of 25%. If you've elected to set aside $1,000 of pre-tax income, you are reducing your taxable income by $1,000 and thus sparing yourself $250 ($1,000 x 25%) in income taxes. Use that pre-tax money to pay for your weight loss program and you've effectively given yourself a $250 discount on your weight loss program!

Need more reason to come see us at the MUSC Weight Management Center?
- As an MUSC/MUHA/UMA employee, you will receive an employee discount. Payroll deduction also available.
- The MUSC Weight Management Center has been providing effective, evidence-based weight management programs for over 37 years.
- We have a multidisciplinary staff of weight management professionals: registered dietitians, exercise physiologists, psychologists, physicians, and nursing staff; the most comprehensive weight management staff in the area.
- We offer a full range of lifestyle change programs - either individual - or group-based - for patients of all weight loss needs; whether they have a little or a lot to lose. Regardless of the program, we place strong emphasis on helping people make the lifestyle changes that are so important for long-term success.

Call, email, or visit us online for more information about our programs or to get scheduled for a free consultation. Our website has lots of information about us and our programs, as well as helpful tools, tips, and patient stories.


171 Ashley Avenue · Charleston SC 29425 · (843) 792-2300