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What President Trump’s First ACA-Related Executive Order...
January 23, 2017

As expected, within hours of his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump issued an executive order regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which he and other Republicans have opposed since...

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...

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...

“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...

IRS Announces 2018 HSA Limits
May 05, 2017

Yesterday, the IRS announced the HSA limits for 2018. The changes from the 2017 limits are as follows:

Maximum Contributions

  • Individual coverage: $3,450 ($50 increase from 2017)
  • Family coverage: $6,900 ($150 increase from...
EEOC Publishes Final Rules for Wellness Programs
October 13, 2016

Recently the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published final rules applying the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) to wellness programs.

As...

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...