5 COBRA questions to consider amid COVID-19 layoffs

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The following is general information provided to assist employers and plan sponsors with their potential COBRA obligations.  This is not legal, tax or financial advice. As always, we strongly encourage employers and plan...

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IRS issues relief for FSAs and other cafeteria plans

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Employers offering section 125 cafeteria plans have the option of extending new relief to plan participants following recent guidance from the IRS and the Department of the Treasury.

The guidance, released May 12, 2020, was...

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National Sunscreen Day 2020: Celebrate with your HSA

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Memorial Day weekend just kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and we’re thrilled to start spending more time outside.

More sun exposure means a greater health risk for the skin, however. For this year’s National...

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HSA. FSA. HRA. HIA. What do all these even mean?

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HSA. FSA. HRA. HIA.

If you’re confused by the acronyms listed above, you’re not alone. The healthcare industry throws these around and expects everyone to know what they mean. But many people don’t.

For the record, here’s what...

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2019 FSA contribution limit increased

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It’s official. The IRS has just announced that for 2019, individuals can contribute $2,700 to their FSA. That is an increase from the 2018 limit of $2,650. The FSA increase also applies to limited-purpose FSAs (LPFSA) that is...

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Answers for the top 10 FSA questions

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A flexible spending account (FSA) empowers employees to pay for certain medical expenses with pre-tax funds. FSAs are popular accounts because of the tax benefits they provide to employees and to their employers.

Here are some...

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