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Reducing FMLA Compliance Risks Webinar: Follow-Up Q and...
April 04, 2018

In our recent webinar, “Reduce Compliance Risks Associated with FMLA,” we had a great discussion around Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requirements for employers, as well as the ways in which brokers can help protect themselves and their clients...

IRS Announces Changes to 2018 HSA Family Contribution...
March 07, 2018

On Monday the IRS announced a reduction to the 2018 Health Savings Account (HSA) family contribution limit to $6,850 from the previously set amount of $6,900. This is a result of one of the provisions in last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill which...

What are Association Health Plans and how could they...
February 05, 2018

In January, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it planned to allow small businesses to offer employment-based health insurance through Small Business Health Plans, also known as Association Health Plans. The proposed rule would only...

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...
Creative Ways You Can Spend Your Remaining FSA Dollars
November 29, 2017

You've seen this movie a thousand times. There’s only a handful of weeks left in the plan year, and unless your employer offers FSA rollover, you're rushing to use any money you still have in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or it will be...

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...

This is What You Need to Know About President Trump’s...
October 23, 2017
Last week President Trump signed an executive order1 urging federal agencies to write, or re-write, regulations in three key areas of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here, we will discuss the changes and explain what impact they will have on the...
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...