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Designing a Health Reimbursement Arrangement
04/28/2017

Designing a Health Reimbursement Arrangement Health Reimbursement Arrangements, or HRAs, can be a powerful addition to an employer’s benefit package. The benefit helps pay for out of pocket medical expenses for employees and can be customized based on the employer’s preferences.  Listed below are several features of HRAs and some options available for each. Eligible […]

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Ineligible Expenses – Avoid These Top 5 Mistakes
03/31/2017

Ineligible Expenses – Avoid These Top 5 Mistakes There are many expenses that can be reimbursed from a healthcare flexible spending account (FSA). While these plans will reimburse a wide variety of expenses, there are also some common expenses that are not eligible to be reimbursed from a healthcare FSA.  Here are the top 5 […]

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What Expenses Can Be Reimbursed from a Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account?
03/24/2017

What Expenses Can Be Reimbursed from a Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account? Dependent daycare flexible spending accounts (dependent daycare FSAs) allow employees to be reimbursed on a pre-tax basis for daycare expenses. Identifying which expenses can be reimbursed from a dependent daycare FSA is an important part of the planning and election process for employees […]

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What expenses can be reimbursed from a Health Flexible Spending Account?
03/17/2017

What expenses can be reimbursed from a Health Flexible Spending Account? Health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are a popular benefit offered by employers to help employees pay for out of pocket medical expenses. A very common question employers and employees may both have is what expenses can be reimbursed from the plan.  There are several […]

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Top 3 Things To Know about Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements
03/10/2017

Top 3 Things To Know about Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements When Congress passed and the President signed The 21st Century Cures Act at the end of 2016, a new benefit option became available for small employers.  The legislation includes language allowing for Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements, or QSEHRAs.  These plans allow […]

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How to Clear Outstanding Flex Card Claims
02/24/2017

How to Clear Outstanding Flex Card Claims As the 2016 pre-tax benefit plan year comes to a close, it is a good time to review the plan year and remember that end of year reporting is extremely important for pre-tax plans that offer a flex card. The IRS has outlined the steps that should be […]

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