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Five Questions to Ask Your Physician Before Any Test, Treatment or Procedure

July 8, 2019

Hearing that you may be required to undergo a new medical test, treatment or procedure can be overwhelming, especially when you may not know what your options are. Your client’s employees are sure to have the same feelings. Empowering clients…

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Understanding the New June 2019 HRA Regulations

June 14, 2019

You’ve likely been following the conversation around the proposed regulations to broaden HRA rules that began in October 2018. The proposed regulation broadens health reimbursement account (HRA) rules to allow employers to offer an HRA that reimburses an employee’s individual…

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What Medicare Means for HSAs

June 4, 2019

Many of us look forward with anticipation to – or backward with fond memories of – life’s rites of passage: getting a driver’s license at 16, voting at 18, full legal benefits at 21. But, Medicare eligibility at 65? Perhaps…

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HSA contributions and HDHP deductibles increased for 2020

2020 HSA Contribution and HDHP Limits Announced

May 28, 2019

It’s that time of year again! On May 28, 2019, the IRS announced the following 2020 limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs). In 2020, individual HSA contribution limits will rise to $3,550; the family…

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How to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

May 3, 2019

May is Mental Health Month. Help employees live their healthiest lives with an HSA that covers mental health expenses. Deborah, a 45-year-old mother of teenage twins and the daughter of an ailing, elderly mother, is having difficulty concentrating at work.…

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HSA Spenders: An Overlooked Majority

April 19, 2019

Many health savings account (HSA) administrators are eager to educate on the value of saving HSA funds. But studies show the majority of HSA account holders are spenders. HSA spenders are defined as those who use the account to pay…

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5 Steps to Boost Health Literacy and HSA Engagement

April 17, 2019

Find out how employers can boost HSA enrollment simply by helping employees understand their health benefits. The article featured in BenefitsPro, How Health Literacy Boosts HSA Engagement: 5 Steps to Guide Clients, shares five simple steps to help employees better understand their…

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Tips for Transitioning to a New Health Spending Account Administrator

April 8, 2019

As an employer, changing health spending and savings account administrators is an important decision. Everything from administrative set-up to communicating with employees can easily consume a lot of your time. Here are several helpful tips and insights to consider when…

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BenefitsPRO Broker Expo: Top Five Things We’re Looking Forward To

March 21, 2019

BenefitsPRO is right around the corner There are lots of things we’re excited about for this year’s BenefitsPro Expo. Here are five of our top reasons: Networking with industry-leading brokers and agents from across the country Gaining a deeper understanding…

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How to Turn an HSA into a Retirement Pot o’ Gold

March 15, 2019

It’s that time of year when everyone is thinking about that lucky leprechaun and his Pot o’ Gold. At Further, we’re thinking about gold a little bit differently. With a health savings account (HSA), you can start planning now for…

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