In this Q&A-style post, we’ll give you a baseline overview of lifestyle spending accounts, how they work, how employees use them, and why they can be a helpful resource to employees in times of need.
If you’re feeling a little uncertain on your COBRA duties, check out COBRA Academy: a complimentary learning hub for HR professionals who administer COBRA, as well as brokers seeking to keep their clients in compliance.
No matter what time of year you offer your benefits enrollment, it’s very likely that your employees may already be a bit hazy on what they signed up for in the months prior. With these tips, you should be in good shape to keep benefits communications flowing easily and effectively throughout the year!
The IRS released guidance on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 clarifying that testing and treatment of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is preventive care and may be covered, pre-deductible, by a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Learn more in this post.
Calling all registered investment advisors, brokers, and benefits specialists! We’ve put together an eBook to help you coach clients and employees on health-to-wealth strategies related to health savings accounts (HSAs) and retirement.
HSA Webinar Recap: The Ins and Outs of Health Savings Accounts, Consumer Perceptions, and Employer Action Plans
In our recent webinar, ConnectYourCare and Visa shared employee perceptions of HSAs and offered tips to help employers drive enrollment. Learn all the important details of the event in our blog recap.
Holistic health care treatments like acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic adjustments are gaining popularity for symptom relief and pain management, and you may be able to use HSA or FSA funds to pay for them in certain scenarios. We’ve created a brief guide to eligible alternative health services and products you may want to try!
We’ve summarized the top seven announcements from 2019 on benefits changes and legislation, so employers and brokers can brush up before the new year.
Assembly Bill 1554: New California Law Requires Employers to Notify FSA Participants of Withdrawal Deadlines
California recently passed Assembly Bill No. 1554, requiring employers to notify employees who participate in health care, dependent care, and adoption assistance FSAs of any deadline to withdraw funds before the end of the plan year. Here's what we currently know about this legislation.
While you are considering all that you are grateful for this Thanksgiving, don’t forget your health savings account (HSA)! Here are the top five reasons to be thankful for your HSA funds.