To cater to every learner, ConnectYourCare 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.
While the holidays may not bring health care products to mind, this is the time of year when spending down FSA balances is important! The items featured in our 12 Days of Savings are just examples of some of the great FSA-eligible itmes you can buy, and we think they are a bit more practical than gifting loved ones, oh, say, twelve lords a leaping or a partridge in a pear tree. We hope these reminders can help you to make the most of your tax-advantaged accounts while supporting your health and wellness needs. Check the list, download the infographic, and spread the joy of the season!
The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many legislative changes that affected consumer-directed benefits and tax filings, keeping HR administrators and brokers on their toes. Whether employer, broker, or account holder, we’ve recapped nine key benefits legislation updates in 2020 that you should know, plus a checklist to keep handy as we near the end of the year—just in case you lost track or need a refresher.
A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is a way for employers to reimburse their employees for health expenses. Businesses use HRAs instead of group health insurance or in addition to it, depending on their situation. But with all the acronyms, benefits options, and health care choices available today, what does it all really mean? In this article, learn how HRAs began, how they work, which people they benefit, and what types of HRAs are available. Plus, you can check out the HRA guide we created to help you figure our which HRA is right for you!
We take a close look at some recent popular reading choices that are great for benefits brokers, employers, HR professionals, and participants looking to gain a deeper understanding of the health care system today, and what’s coming in the future.
In this article, we cover the latest developments around Disaster Relief Notice 2020-01, including how it specifically impacts COBRA administration.
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.
President Donald Trump on Friday, March 27, signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which includes important provisions for users of HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs.
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!