On New Years Day, millions of Americans will awaken to a very unpleasant surprise. Hundreds of medicines and drugs they were able to purchase just the day before on a tax-free basis will no longer be available tax-free.

Why? Because on Jan. 1, 2011, one of health care reform's lesser-known features becomes effective.

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