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10 FSA-Eligible Items You Could Be Missing Out On
November 10, 2016
What you already know

You are likely aware that, as a part of your benefits package from your employer, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contributions can be used to cover doctor visits (preventative, primary care, and specialists) and prescriptions.

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IRS Announces 2017 PCORI Fees
November 10, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) calls for the creation of the "Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute" in order to help research clinical effectiveness in medical treatments and procedures.

Funding for this program comes from an annual fee—often...

Health Savings for Employees = Savings for You
November 01, 2016

In the healthcare industry, it’s important to look at both sides of saving: the employee and the employer. At Ameriflex, we love to educate the public on how implementing certain programs or approaches can benefit everyone. Whether you’re an employer...

Don’t Fall For The Pre-Tax Wellness Program Scam
October 21, 2016

A small number of operators in the benefits industry have been selling so-called “tax-free” wellness programs to employers. IRS has taken notice, but not in a good way.

The pitch goes something like this: An employer offers employees certain benefits...

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 expected, the EEOC has taken a...