Will employees be accepting of consumer-directed health care plans (CDHPs)? Are more companies offering an HSA or an FSA? The answers to these and similar questions are critical to building and maintaining a company’s workforce. Learn the CDHP, HSA, FSA, and HRA trends employers and brokers should know.
Your daily trip to work can be a drain on your paycheck, but commuting tax deduction could change that. On January 1, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased the monthly pre-tax contribution limit for parking and transit.
It is that time of year again, and no, not the holidays, but the end of the year when we scramble to use up the remaining part of our FSA balance before it is too late. Each year, millions of workers set aside funds [...]
The IRS has announced an increase to the health care flexible spending account (FSA) contribution limits for the 2019 plan year. The 2019 FSA contribution level maximum will be $2,700. Get more details here.
The IRS, DOL, and HHS have announced a proposed regulation that would allow employers who do not provide group health plan coverage to provide HRAs to employees to pay premiums for individual marketplace insurance through the exchanges.
There is a myth that individuals in lower income brackets can’t afford to have anything else deducted from their paychecks and therefore they forgo having a Flexible Spending Account (FSA). In this post, Gentrie Pool looks at why an FSA can be "worth it," even for those with lower incomes.
HR professionals put a lot of time and energy into getting their open enrollment communications strategy just right. It can quickly become overwhelming, which is why we've put together this handy list of communication tips for employers and brokers.
From recruiting and retention to tax savings, this guide walks employers through five benefits of offering tuition reimbursement to employees.
In the third post in our three-part series, Broker Breakthroughs, we review some of the questions benefits brokers and consultants can ask when evaluating new benefits administration technology options for clients to help add value and guide an organization through a challenging transition.
Meet CYC Experts: We sat down with Nicole Williams, CFC and Senior Vice President, Sales at ConnectYourCare, to discuss her experience in the CDH industry, her suggestions for the future and her biggest accomplishments. Here's what she had to say.