2018 FSA Employee Contribution Raised By IRS

The IRS raised the employee contribution maximum for Health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for the 2018 plan year. Beginning in 2018, employees will be able to contribute a maximum of $2,650 to their Health FSA. [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: employee benefits, Governments, policy, Taxes|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 2018 FSA Employee Contribution Raised By IRS

Leveraging Technology and Human Interaction to Boost Open Enrollment Engagement

Open enrollment is one of the busiest times of the year for employers and employees. Many enrollment events are time-consuming and maybe confusing for employees, especially if they require additional steps or include new benefit [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: employee benefits, Open Enrollment, Telephonic Enrollment|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Leveraging Technology and Human Interaction to Boost Open Enrollment Engagement

Easy “How to” Create a Disaster Recovery Plan for Employers

Hurricane Irma may have caught many employers and businesses off-guard and scrabbling to prime their systems, infrastructure, and building for the anticipated impact of Irma. Employers may have been unfamiliar with how to safeguard [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: BCS, communication, Disaster Recovery Plan, employee benefits, Hurricane, policy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Easy “How to” Create a Disaster Recovery Plan for Employers

ObamaCare: 2017, A Year of Uncertainty (Update: Nothing has changed)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or ObamaCare, as it is commonly known, has been threatened to be repealed and replaced by the Republicans for several years, and this year alone, healthcare legislation has been tossed [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: compliance, employee benefits, Healthcare Bill|Tags: , , |Comments Off on ObamaCare: 2017, A Year of Uncertainty (Update: Nothing has changed)

Avoiding the Open Enrollment Headache

Preparing For The Season In the employee benefits world, the most effective way to achieve open enrollment success is advanced preparation. We have all seen (and probably created) publicity related to open enrollment periods: benefit [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: employee benefits, Open Enrollment|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Avoiding the Open Enrollment Headache

What is COBRA?

What is COBRA? COBRA is short for Consolidation Omnibus Budget Act, which mandates that employers continue to offer group health benefits to employees and their families who lose their health benefits due to certain causes [...]

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