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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3 Challenges to Address to Get Ready for 2022 Open Enrollment

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 the push/pull of changing priorities while proactively trying innovative ways to retain talent amid rising…

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Life Changes and HSAs: Employees Experiencing a Job Change

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 savings account (HSA) as they move forward. A Job Change’s Effect on an HSA The…

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Getting Your Associates on the Track for HSA Success

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 benefits orientation. It’s important for us at Further to help you help your team members…

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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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Life Changes and HSAs: Experiencing a Divorce

Life Changes and Benefits Changes, Divorce and your HSA

Big life changes can throw employees for a loop, and divorce can be one of the most difficult life changes to navigate. The process of untangling assets and finances can often be long and complicated. Employee benefits – like health savings accounts (HSAs) – are assets that need untangling in a divorce settlement. This post…

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Managing Health Care and HSA Coverage for Your Young Adult Child

Young Adult HSA Coverage

When your children turn 18, there are a significant number of life changes that take place. They’re graduating high school, going off to college, starting their first jobs, and perhaps living independently for the first time. As they head off into the first forays of adulthood, make sure they’re prepared for what’s ahead. One piece…

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IRS Announces 2022 HSA and HDHP Limit Increases


The IRS has announced increased contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) in 2022. The new limits are: $3,650 for individuals (up $50 from 2021) $7,300 for family plans (up $100 from 2021) No changes were made to high deductible health plans’ (HDHP) minimum annual deductibles; they will remain the same as 2021: $1,400 for individuals and…

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