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In the ever-increasing pages of guidance from the federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is easy to lose track of how the new rules apply to various types of individual account-based health plans (i.e. FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs). Following is an overview of how
HIT Is More Than an Acronym for Spending Accounts
Acting on his own authority, the president has again suspended the employer mandate for certain businesses until 2016. Most observers, especially those sympathetic to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goals, consider the president’s exercise of executive power benign. Even the Republicans have been calling for delay, so why complain about
When I worked as a 401(k) enroller, my regional sales manager (who happened to be my step-dad) used to demonstrate the tax advantages of the 401(k) by ripping a dollar bill into two pieces to show the effect of taxes on income.
All HSA contribution limits, minimum deductibles and maximum out of pocket limits will increase in 2015
Highly experienced consumer health care executive joins Alegeus from UnitedHealth Group to lead the company to its next stage of growth and development in consumer-directed health care
UMB Healthcare Services announced today the number of its health savings accounts (HSAs) has grown 40 percent to 449,292 individual accounts, up substantially from the nearly 320,000 following open enrollment last year. Account balances for those accounts grew 30 percent during the previous 12 months,
In a white paper released by Change Healthcare, 91 percent of employees with families and 65 percent of employees overall would have spent less under a CDHP than a PPO. Families averaged $140 per month in savings.
In 2008, PriceWaterhouseCoopers' research team surveyed senior executives at more than 100 large US-based multinational companies and more than 250 privately held small companies. The large companies each have an average of 8,000 employees and revenue of about $3 billion. The small employers each have
Recent changes in financial accounting reporting obligations have caused many employers, both public and private, to re-examine the overall economics of pre-funding retiree medical benefits.