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Ameriflex Radio Appearances: Listen Live Friday, May 20...
September 30, 2016

Health care costs are growing, but employee pay isn’t keeping up.

According to Fiscal Times, “…growing health care costs are leaving less room in employers’ budgets for employee paychecks… (and) that for a majority of...
HSA Guru Wonders If HHS Is Trying To Hurt HSAs
May 24, 2016

Roy Ramthun, widely known in the industry as the source-of-all-knowledge within the George W. Bush administration regarding health savings accounts (“HSAs”), has sounded an alarm regarding recent rules published by the...

Ameriflex General Counsel Roger Abramson Will Speak at...
May 24, 2016
This Thursday, Roger Abramson, General Counsel for Ameriflex, will speak about some of the top compliance concerns for employers at the 2016 IHC Forum & Expo.

During session 406, Roger and a panel of other legal experts...

Ameriflex HSA: Did You Know?
May 16, 2016

When it comes to choosing a savings vehicle for medical expenses, HSAs are quickly becoming the go-to choice for employers and their participants. Did you know that an Ameriflex HSA comes with several extra features that...

Supreme Court Strikes A Blow For ERISA Preemption
May 16, 2016

One of the main purposes of ERISA, which became federal law over 40 years ago, was to provide uniform rules for benefits across the United States. Previous to ERISA’s passage, employers had to grapple with 50 different...

The ACA Is Not Going Away
May 06, 2016

We are just over six months away from the 2016 election and –well—we certainly won’t pretend to know with any level of certainty what will happen. 

That said, six months ago (or so), Clinton looked to be an absolute lock...

2017 HSA Limits Announced
May 05, 2016

As it does annually at this time, IRS has announced the HSA limits for 2017. In all, there are few changes from the 2016 limits.

Maximum Contributions

  • Self-only coverage: $3,400 ($50 increase from 2016)
  • Family coverage...
IRS Provides More Guidance on “Affordability” and...
April 26, 2016

IRS has finalized certain rules and regulations to assist sponsors of employer-provided health coverage (and the carriers of same) in determining whether such coverage meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act...