On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 was signed into law. As a result, temporary provisions have been announced that apply to COBRA, as well as Dependent Care Assistance Programs (DCAPs)—also known as Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). Read on for a brief summary of these provisions.
A dependent care assistance program (DCAP) could be a simple solution for employers looking to support employees and offer a more attractive benefits package. A DCAP, more widely known as dependent care flexible spending accounts (dependent care FSA), is a voluntary benefit plan designed to help offset the cost of child or elder care. Learn how adding a dependent care FSA to your benefits plan could give you an edge when it comes to attracting and retaining employees at your organization!
To cater to every learner, Optum Financial works to create content that serves a range of needs. To start the new year, we reviewed some of the most common learning styles and the benefits education resources we’ve created for each. Use these to brush up on your own knowledge or share with clients and members to give them a better understanding of the benefits available to them.
In this blog entry, we take a deeper dive into the world of lifestyle benefits, and how offerings such as wellness incentive programs, education assistance, and dependent care can help employers build the perfect plan for talent recruitment and retention.
In light of the legislative changes taking place in response to COVID-19, ConnectYourCare recently hosted a webinar to give a detailed overview of what employers need to know about benefits administration in this critical time. We summarize everything you need to know in this post.
FAQs in the Moment: How COVID-19 and the CARES Act Impact Health Accounts, Lifestyle Spending Accounts, Child Care, and More
In this post, we answer your top COVID-related questions around lifestyle spending accounts, FSAs, HSAs, commuter benefits, child care, and the recently passed CARES Act.
In this post, we speak with Kristyn Lewis, Benefits Manager at Staffmark, to learn more about the company's evolution and her experience with ConnectYourCare.
A tax-friendly Dependent Care FSA has a high value of return in the form of dependable care coverage for working families—whether employees require eligible care options for their children, or any dependents deemed incapable of caring for themselves. Employers, read our latest blog and put your dependent care knowledge to the test with a quick quiz.
When Baptist Health was looking for a new partner for HSAs, FSAs, and COBRA administration, ConnectYourCare stood out because of the flexibility of solutions and the friendliness of the team. See why their benefits manager chose CYC in this video.
The County of Alameda is a 9,000-person employer that was looking to introduce a new solution to employees for FSAs, dependent care FSAs, and adoption assistance programs. They brought on ConnectYourCare in January 2019, and were happy to share their experience in this client testimonial.