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Blog Posts Tagged with 'Health Savings Account (HSA)'

[WATCH] How the 2019 Legislative Landscape Could Impact...
December 06, 2018
Ameriflex Senior Counsel Donna Wilkinson reflects on her most recent trip to Washington, D.C. and how the results of the 2018 midterm elections could impact healthcare in 2019.
[WEBINAR] 7 Critical Healthcare Conversations for 2018
August 29, 2018
Ameriflex Senior Counsel, Donna Wilkinson, talks about seven critical healthcare issues that have been front-and-center in 2018:

1. Prescription Drugs

2. ACA Updates & Tax Reform

3. HIPAA

4. The Opiod Epidemic

5. Direct Primary Care & Telemedicine

6...

4 Steps to Increase Worksite Benefits Participation
May 25, 2018

What is worse than losing a group or losing to a competitor? Winning a group and getting really low participation.

Why does this happen? Are the employees afraid of losing money? Do they pay cash for everything? Do they think they won’t get sick?

The...

IRS Announces 2019 HSA Contribution Limits
May 16, 2018

The IRS released the 2019 inflation-adjusted contribution limit amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSA).

The amounts for HSAs for 2019 as compared to 2018 are as follows:

*See IRS Rev. Proc. 2018-27 which provided relief from the deduction...

States Could Have More Say Over What’s Covered in Your...
December 05, 2017

On October 27, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed regulations on health plan coverage requirements offered through state insurance exchanges for 2019. Here is a summary of the proposed regulations:

HHS Proposes...
Top Things to Know When Adding an HSA to Your FSA...
November 16, 2017

Nationwide, many employers are choosing to offer HSAs and HSA-qualified medical plans in addition to their current FSA or HRA offerings. However, employers and employees often have several questions regarding adding an HSA into the mix. What are...

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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