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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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Stephanie’s Story: A World Shifted

Stephanie bought a cancer policy with the hope of never having to use it. But just six short months after enrollment, she faced the unexpected.

Reimbursement Accounts

How to Educate Your Employees on HSAs

Many companies have shifted to offering a Qualified High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with Health Savings Account (HSA) for employees. Because HSAs…

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FSAs, HSAs, and HRAs - What You Need to Know

When it comes to reimbursement accounts, the differences can be confusing. Between Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts (HCFSAs), Health Savings Acc…

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Steps to Take When Healthcare FSA Participants Terminate Employment

When Healthcare FSA participants leave employment mid-plan year, certain actions need to be taken by the employer.

Benefits Strategy

Things to Consider About High Deductible Health Plans

Love them or hate them, HDHPs aren’t going away any time soon. If you’re considering making the switch, here are some important questions to ask.

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Carryovers, grace periods, and runoff periods - what are the differences?

“Use or Lose!” – Deciphering the Difference between Carryover Provisions, Grace Periods, and Runoff Periods

Benefits Strategy

Baby Boomers – Generational Buying Trends

Learn about baby boomer buying trends to help understand what insurance benefits your employees may be interested in.

Compliance Updates

The Basics of the FMLA

Here are some FAQs about the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) for employers to consider.

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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.

Supplemental Benefits

Help Your Employees Choose a Life Insurance Policy

Knowing the difference between individual life insurance options can help your employees to choose the right policy for their life situation.

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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: Other Reimbursement Accounts

There are rules regarding HSAs, Health FSAs, and HRAs that can be confusing and frustrating for both employers and employees.

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HSA Mistakes to Avoid: Spouse Rules

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