Cold and Flu Season is Here

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 respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which is the most common cause of severe respiratory illness in…

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2022 FSA, TRA, and Adoption contribution limits announced

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 FSA/Limited Purpose FSA – $2,850 2022 FSA carryover – $570 2022 DCAP (also known as…

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Key Ways to Maximize a Further Debit Card

Many types of Further accounts, including health savings accounts (HSAs) and flexible spending accounts (FSAs), offer a debit card that gives members a convenient way to pay for eligible expenses right in their wallet. However, many members don’t fully understand what their card is for or how they can use it. Here are some helpful…

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Three “201” Strategies for Maximizing HSAs

Advanced HSA strategies to maximize your account

When it comes to health care consumerism, we have good news. Through both offline and online resources, our data shows that consumers are becoming more educated on using their health care spending dollars wisely. Consider these facts: Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDHP) participants are 39% more likely to check the price of a service before…

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Health Care Finance Year in Review: 2020

2020 year in review

When 2020 began, it’s safe to say no one could have predicted all that was to come. As individuals and organizations, we all came together to quickly pivot to keep ourselves, our families, and our communities safe. As we look back over the year, organizations and legislation has also changed to address the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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2021 FSA Contribution Limits Remain at $2,750

the government has announced FSA limits for next year

The IRS announced that the 2021 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contribution limit will remain at $2,750. A medical FSA is a personal expense account that works with an employer’s health plan, allowing employees to set aside a portion of their salary, pretax, to pay for qualified medical expenses. An FSA offers employees a smart way…

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