May 17, 2016

2017 HSA Limits Released

Change is not the order of the day for health savings account (HSA) limits in 2017. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued its new guidelines for contributions and out-of-pocket expenses for HSAs that are tied to a high-deductible plan this week.
April 15, 2016

Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup of Healthcare Spending Accounts

Original post Employers are passing more and more healthcare responsibility to their employees, and in some cases, giving them a greater share of the financial […]
June 10, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions About the Patient Centered Outcomes/Comparative Effectiveness (PCORI) Fee

All plans that provide medical coverage to employees owe this fee. Medical coverage includes preferred provider (PPO) plans, health maintenance organization (HMO) plans, point-of-service (POS) plans, high deductible health plans (HDHPs), and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). Read more here...
October 28, 2013

Compliance Recap Post Government Shutdown

Because of the government shutdown, very little has been issued in the way of regulations or notices during October. Several items of interest to group health plans were released in September, however.
May 7, 2013

Wellness Incentives HRAs Minimum Value and Affordability

IRS releases proposed regulations on minimum value that employers need to know.