here are 5 myths about HSAs

While many employees have stated that their overall health has become more important in the wake of COVID-19, the reality is that, for most Americans, preventive care has all but stopped since the pandemic began. From annual well-care visits to vaccinations, dental appointments, and mental health sessions, proactive care services are critical for maintaining good…

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how to help employees optimize health benefits during covid-19

COVID-19 has changed much of the world that we live in, including how people think about and value their own health and wellness. As COVID-19 began to spike in the U.S., consumers shifted habits related to their overall health and Health Savings Account (HSA) usage. In fact, in a recent Further survey, we learned that…

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Survey Finds HSA Perception Gap Among Employees and Employers

As employees across the United States are faced with rising health care costs and living with continued health fears in the wake of COVID-19, many are looking to their employers for tools and resources to pay for care today, including health savings accounts (HSAs). To better understand how employees are using their HSAs, Further surveyed…

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Learn about health care finance at the Further Learning Center

The team at Further understands health care finance is complicated. That’s why we’ve put an emphasis on education for our partners and members. The more people understand about how their health care spending accounts work, the more confident they’ll be in their decisions—and with more confidence comes better, easier decisions. One of our best educational…

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transparency in health care pricing could revolutionize the industry

While many in the health care industry continue to look for ways to reduce patient costs, the statistics still tell a different story. Health care consumers are forced to deal with cost ranges unlike anything they encounter when purchasing other goods and services. And most often, they’re making decisions without adequate information. Take mammograms or vasectomies, for…

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using telemedicine can save time and money

As employees continue to explore their health care treatment options, and the expenses that correlate, telemedicine may provide a more convenient, cost-saving option compared to traditional office visits. What’s more, telemedicine removes some of the traditional barriers to health care, such as distance, mobility, and time constraints, which could hinder some employees from seeking information…

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11 common HSA eligible expenses

When employees have a health savings account (HSA), they generally understand that visits to the doctor or dentist can be paid for through their HSA. But when it comes to other items or services, employees may be missing out on tax savings by not using their pre-tax HSA dollars toward purchasing qualified items. What services,…

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