COVID-19 outbreak period deadline relief continues

HSA benefits, cobra, COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve. Recently, we informed you about updated guidelines for coverage of OTC COVID-19 tests. Around that same time period, President Biden again determined in a letter to Congress that it is...

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New guidance: No double dipping for OTC COVID-19 tests

FSA, HSA benefits, hra, COVID-19

As the nation responds to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the benefits world continues to adapt. Recently, the Biden administration required insurance companies and health plans to cover the cost of at-home or...

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Employers: 2021 year end benefit plan reminders

FSA, cobra, COVID-19, form 5500

It’s important to stay current on COVID-related legislation and guidance. As 2021 winds down and we look ahead to 2022, let’s review the key regulatory elements that may affect your benefit plans. First, we’ll revisit the various...

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2020 Healthcare FSA plan runout dates extended into 2022

FSA questions, FSA, health savings, COVID-19

Back in May 2020, the Departments of Labor, the Treasury, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (collectively, the "Agencies") extended certain deadlines for plans subject to ERISA–including the runout period, in which...

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Did the pandemic boost the case for HSAs?

Employers, HSA benefits, employees, COVID-19

This is the second in a two-part series with strategic insights on the Great Resignation and what matters most to employees. During the spring of 2021 HealthEquity surveyed over one thousand full-time employees across the U.S....

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How to retain and attract talent during the Great Resignation

Employers, HSA benefits, employees, COVID-19

Employers—when it comes to attracting talent are you feeling the pressure of today’s marketplace? It’s not your imagination. Employee resignations and job openings are at levels not seen for more than 20 years. How do you...

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Employers: Looking to incentivize the COVID-19 vaccine? A special HSA contribution could be an option

HSA, HSA contributions, health savings, COVID-19

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues to ramp up, many employers are considering whether and to what extent they should incentivize the vaccine among employees. Vaccine mandates are unlikely for several reasons, mostly owing...

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