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Employers: 2021 Year End Plan Reminders

December 22, 2021

It’s important to stay current on COVID-related legislation and guidance. As 2021 winds down and we look ahead to 2022, let’s review the key regulatory elements that may affect your health plans. First, we’ll revisit the various COVID-related legislation, guidance,…

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Cold and Flu Season is Here

December 9, 2021

Common colds are the main reason children miss school and adults miss work, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Respiratory viruses love to circulate in the winter, including rhinovirus, one cause of the “common cold”, and…

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4 Key Messages for Employees with FSAs and HRAs Before the End of the Year

November 15, 2021

If an employer plan wraps up at the end of the year (on Dec. 31, 2021), it’s important to make sure your team members with a flexible spending account (FSA) or health reimbursement account (HRA) know they’ll need to spend…

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2022 FSA, TRA, and Adoption contribution limits announced

November 12, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the official 2022 Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Transportation Reimbursement Arrangement (TRA), and adoption credit limits, and it’s good news for those wanting to save money on their eligible expenses. 2022 contribution limits 2022 Healthcare…

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A Reminder to Your Team Members: Spend Down FSA, HRA Balances by Year’s End

October 13, 2021

As the end of the year nears, it’s important for your team members to think about what to do with any remaining funds in their flexible spending account (FSA) and/or Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) account. For accounts with standard plan years,…

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All About Further’s Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)

September 9, 2021

As fall approaches, parents are making decisions about what care their children will need during the new school year. Child care can be a significant expense for many families. In fact, according to a recent survey, 59% of families…

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3 Challenges to Address to Get Ready for 2022 Open Enrollment

August 26, 2021

If you’re like many benefits professionals, you have a lot to juggle these days. You may be retooling your communication plan to include a return to in-office work policy or adjusting it for a partially remote workforce. And there’s always…

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Untangling Family Caregiving: Help Your Employees to Better Manage Their Loved Ones’ Care

August 12, 2021

When your employees think about health care and associated costs, often they’re considering more than just themselves. Over 1 in 5 Americans, or 53 million people, currently serve as unpaid family caregivers for a loved one – such as an…

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Life Changes and HSAs: Employees Experiencing a Job Change

July 22, 2021

Maintaining health insurance coverage when experiencing a job change can be one of the most stressful components for employees. If you have an employee experiencing a job change, here is some useful information the employee should know about their health…

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Getting Your Associates on the Track for HSA Success

July 8, 2021

When considering benefits education, it’s natural to think about open enrollment and the start of a plan year. However, with team members joining organizations throughout the year, human resources teams are always working hard to optimize and adjust new employee…

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