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Start the New Year with Success

start the new year with success

With the start of the new year, many organizations are kicking off a new benefit plan year – and there is a lot for employees to realize, especially when it comes to a health savings account (HSA). Whether they enrolled in a new HSA or continuing to fund an existing account, educating employees on when…

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Changes to 2020 Health Care That Employees Might Not Know About

see what's coming around the bend for health plans in 2020

With the new benefits year around the corner, employees are likely making plans around their health care including Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) contributions, contemplating providers that they may need to visit and planning for the unexpected. As plans begin to form, employees should review these health care changes that are…

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What is the HSA Triple Tax Benefit?

Take advantage of the HSA triple tax benefit

Triple tax benefit. Employees have likely heard it before. However, when it comes to health savings accounts (HSAs), do employees really understand what these three words mean to them? The unique benefits of an HSAs triple tax advantage can seem complicated but when communicated in plain language, understanding is greatly increased. At Further, we aim…

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Using an HSA with Kids Over 18 Years Old

when your child turns 18 what do you do with HSAs?

When a child turns 18, there are a lot of changes that begin to take place. He or she may be heading off to college soon or starting their first job. When it comes to health insurance, it is easy for young adults to stay in the dark about coverage, cost, and benefits. Under the…

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Pairing an HSA with a Limited Purpose FSA

You can pair a limited purpose FSA with an HSA

When it comes to health care spending options, there are many possibilities employers can offer. Whether it is a health savings account (HSA) or flexible spending account (FSA), both are great spending tools for employees with consumer-directed health plans that can be used for health care expenses. However, while many groups offer an HSA paired…

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How Telemedicine May Help Decrease Health Care Costs

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 Surprising Things You Can Buy With Your HSA

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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Tips for Navigating Life Changes with HSAs

Tips for navigating life changes with an HSA

Big life events such as marriage, the birth of a child, or retirement are often some of the most exciting times in life — but can also create challenges. Details like obtaining a marriage certificate or setting up a nursery are important, but it’s just as crucial to think about changes to health insurance to…

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