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IRS Okays Mid-Year Changes to Health, FSA and Dependent Care Elections

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To assist with the nation’s response to COVID-19, the IRS announced increased flexibility during calendar year 2020 for mid-year election changes.

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Reimbursement Accounts

6 Requirements for Health Savings Account Participation

Because the IRC sets specific eligibility requirements for HSA participation, they may not be for everyone.

Supplemental Benefits

These Common Conditions Lead to Disability More Often than Accidents

Here are some common conditions that could result in short- or long-term disabilities.

Benefits Strategy

Are you offering benefits your employees actually want?

Offering benefits your employees actually want may help you increase participation and support retention efforts.

Supplemental Benefits

The Differences Between Workers’ Compensation, Disability Insurance, and Accident Insurance

When employees are injured and unable to perform their job, it can be confusing to know which policy is applicable to a situation.

Benefits Strategy

Using Videos for Benefits Education May Result in More Engagement

Communicating with your employees in a way they can understand will not only benefit them, but you.

Benefits Strategy

7 Ways for Employers to Prepare for Health Insurance Open Enrollment

This checklist can help you start planning for your health insurance open enrollment now.

Compliance Updates

Counting to 12: The Four Methods of Determining an FMLA Year

One of the FMLA’s most confusing provisions is determining the 12-month period in which employees can take up to 12 weeks of protected leave.

Compliance Updates

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: Understanding These DOL Classifications

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sorts all workers covered by FLSA into one of two categories: exempt, or nonexempt. Learn more about what these cl

Compliance Updates

Understanding the IRS’ Affordable Care Act Penalty Letters

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun assessing Employer Shared Responsibility Payments (ESRP) for the 2015 tax year.

Benefits Strategy

The Basics of Self-Funding and Stop Loss Insurance

As self-funded plans continue to gain popularity, it's important employers understand the value of stop loss insurance for catastrophic claims.

Customer Stories

Cheryl’s Story: A Full Life

When Cheryl Dunn was diagnosed with cancer for the second time, American Fidelity Assurance Company was there to help.

Supplemental Benefits

Understanding the Importance of Disability Insurance for Millennials

Disability insurance exists to provide financial protection if the worst should happen. However, many millennials choose to forgo disability insuranc…

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Compliance Updates

Over-the-Counter Items & Menstrual Products Now Eligible for Reimbursement

The CARES Act allows over-the-counter drugs and medicines to be reimbursed by FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs without a prescription, as well menstrual products.

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HSA Mistakes to Avoid: Spouse Rules

HSA rules for married spouses can be confusing, especially if spouses have more than one reimbursement account, or if they work for the same employer.

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HSA Mistakes to Avoid: Dependent Rules

There are some eligibility rules to consider if your employees wish to use their HSA funds for their tax dependents' medical expenses.

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These Common Conditions Lead to Disability More Often than Accidents

Here are some common conditions that could result in short- or long-term disabilities.

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