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Stand-Alone HRAs are Back! (For Some Small Employers...
December 19, 2016

Last week, the president signed the "21st Century Cures Act" into law, which addresses a number of health policy issues and also funds certain research programs.

Furthermore--and most importantly to our clients and partners--the new law allows small...

“Pre-tax,” “Post-tax,” “Non-Taxable”—What does all of...
December 14, 2016

FSAs, HRAs, HSAs and CRAs are creatures of the federal tax code, which is notoriously complicated. To try to make things easier, we in the benefits industry sometimes use shorthand and other jargon, but sometimes these only complicate things further...

What Do November’s Surprising Election Results Mean For...
December 08, 2016

In the days and weeks leading up to November 8, most people in our industry had begun preparations for a Democratic presidential administration, a Democratic Senate and a somewhat weakened Republican-led House of Representatives. Most dependable...

What You Need for Organizational Success
December 05, 2016
A Fast-Paced Reality

A saying we frequently hear in the halls of Ameriflex is some version of, “The only constant around here is change.” There are a couple of reasons for this. First, it’s an acknowledgment of how we run things here, and second, it’s...

Knowledge Leads to Saving
December 01, 2016

When confronted with something complicated and overwhelming, it’s common to settle for something less in order to avoid the stress. For some things that may be excusable, but for something as important as you and your family’s health, it’s important...

Will Over-The-Counter Medications Make A Comeback?
November 30, 2016

Many supporters of the overall aims of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) nevertheless agree that its provisions stripping health FSA participants and HSA account holders of the right to use their accounts to purchase over-the-counter medications without...

Retirement Resources
November 21, 2016
Prepare Through Health Care

I don’t know about you, but I never turn down a way to save for the future. There are many ways to do so, specifically regarding your health care and retirement. As you prepare for open enrollment, make sure you...

The MyAmeriflex App Can’t Read Your Mind (Yet), But It...
November 15, 2016

Accessing the MyAmeriflex App is as easy as the touch of a finger!

With the help of touch ID technology, now you can login to the MyAmeriflex App using your fingerprint. Touch ID provides a faster, more convenient way to access your account by...