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CARES Act - A big win for women's health and menstrual care

HSA, HSA spending

Hidden inside the 800+ pages of the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) is language that can help millions of individuals experiencing menstruation across the U.S.

Menstrual products —...

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CARES Act - Buying over-the-counter medicine with an HSA just got easier

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

 

The recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) signed into law includes a key provision that can benefit everyone with a health savings account (HSA) or other health accounts.*

Those with an...

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CARES Act - Seeing the doctor without going to the doctor

HSA, HSA questions, HSA spending

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), a $2 trillion stimulus bill to aid the recovery from COVID-19. Included in the bill is language that created a temporary...

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HSAs and last-minute 2019 tax deductions

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

Note: When this blog article was originally posted, April 15, 2020 was the tax filing deadline for 2019 tax year. With the impacts being felt by COVID-19, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the tax filing deadline...

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HSAs and last-minute 2018 tax deductions

HSA, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin

Historically, April 15 isn’t the best day. Abraham Lincoln died on April 15, 1865. The Titanic sank on April 15, 1912.

And, of...

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5 ways to get your employees excited about HSAs

HSA, Employers, HSA investing, HSA contributions, HSA spending

Consumer-directed healthcare plans (CDHP) accompanied with health savings accounts (HSAs) continue to increase in adoption, 20% year over year growth from 2017. Electing the plan is just the beginning. Many employers find it...

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Being savvy with HSAs and consumer driven healthcare (CDH)

HSA, Employers, tax savings, HSA questions, HSA spending

One of the best ways to talk to your employees about how they can save money on healthcare expenses is to pose a hypothetical situation like the following:

Ask them to think about the last time they purchased a car. Did they...

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Three things you should know about HSAs - Part 3: Spending your HSA funds

HSA, HSA questions, HSA fees, HSA spending

Note: This is the last of a 3-part series of blog posts. Previous blog posts in the series discussed contributing to an HSA and growing HSA funds.

In a report last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said...

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