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The Hidden Costs of “Free” HSAs
October 02, 2017
If you’re a benefits professional, you probably know about the growth of Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and HSA-qualified health plans. Devenir publishes research1 on this each year, and when you visualize the expected growth of HSAs year over year...
Unlocking the Magic of HSAs From Hire to Retire
September 26, 2017

At an orientation session for my first real job out of college, many (many) years ago, an HR manager explained to our new hire class the benefit of investing in the company 401(k) plan. For a 20-something living paycheck to paycheck, seeing any...

HSA, FSA or HRA: Why Even Floyd Mayweather Can’t Take...
September 18, 2017

You’ve been there. You’re cruising along life, you’re healthy, you’re happy – you’re basically crushing it. Then, with the force of a Floyd Mayweather punch, [insert unforeseen event] happens, and you’re hit with a massive medical bill. Ouch.

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Decision Maker Gumbo: Handling the Unexpected in a Sales...
September 14, 2017

What makes a great gumbo?

Depending on who the chef is, you may get different answers. I believe they would all agree that gumbo at its core is a stew made of a wide variety of meat, seafood and vegetables.

Gumbo is interesting because depending on...

Call Me, Maybe: 3 Reasons Why You’ll Love Calling Your...
September 06, 2017

With most folks tethered to their smartphone, laptops, or tablets nowadays, it’s hard to remember a time when we communicated to one another only by talking -- not texting or emailing.

At Ameriflex, we want to make it cool again for our clients...

Want to help more companies with their health benefits...
August 28, 2017

Every good construction project starts with bedrock, or the solid rock beneath a layer of soil, because it’s the best place to build the foundation. Imagine what would happen if a skyscraper was built on pillars that rest on loose soil rather than...

7 Reasons Why Outsourcing COBRA May Be Good For Your...
July 26, 2017

The provisions of the federal COBRA law provide a valuable benefit to employees.

The COBRA acronym is shorthand for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985. It requires employers of 20 or more employees who provide healthcare...

The Rise of the HSA-Qualified High-Deductible Health...
July 12, 2017

The annual Employer Health Benefits Survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) is considered an industry leader in measuring the trajectory of the healthcare industry, providing insights into the various directions businesses are moving towards in...