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2020 Key HSA Features

January 17, 2020

High deductible health plans (HDHP) in conjunction with a health savings account (HSA) are increasing in popularity as more employees opt for this type of insurance plan and it’s all important tax advantage on the health savings account.  HSAs can… [more]


ACA “Pay or Play” Penalties Still Apply – IRS Confirmation

September 12, 2019

A recent information letter from the IRS Office of Chief Counsel was released regarding the employer shared responsibility penalties (“pay or play”) under the ACA (Affordable Care Act).  The information letter confirms employer shared responsibility penalties still apply to ALEs… [more]


Dependent Coverage Up to Age 26 and What it Means

December 17, 2018

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual coverage that provide dependent coverage to children on their parents’ plans must make coverage available until the adult child reaches age 26.  The… [more]


“Grandfathered” vs. “Grandmothered” Health Plans

September 21, 2018

Company-sponsored group health plans that are categorized as “grandfathered” or “grandmothered” may sound similar, but they do have significant differences in how (and when) they were started, and how they can continue within an organization. Here, we have compiled a… [more]


Voluntary Benefits – A growing benefits trend

April 12, 2018

Many businesses and organizations of all sizes, from public and private sectors, offer Voluntary Benefits to their employees, but what exactly are they, and how do they benefit the employer and employee?  Here we discuss two types of Voluntary Benefits… [more]


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