Region Matters When It Comes to HSA Funding, CDHP Adoption

We’ve already discussed Health Savings Account (HSA) activity at length, looking first at the correlation between generous HSA contributions and increased enrollment in consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs). Second, we looked at how HSAs have performed in recent years across different industries. Now, we’ll look closer at HSA activity across different regions of the country, based on the results of the 2014 UBA Health Plan Survey.

Compliance Recap – April 2015

Regulatory agencies were quiet during the month of April. The most significant guidance came from a variety of federal agencies that issued various documents regarding wellness programs.

Wraparound Excepted Benefits to Launch with Two Pilot Programs | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

By Danielle Capilla, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Health plan sponsors would be permitted to offer wraparound coverage to employees purchasing individual health insurance in the private market, including the Marketplace, in limited circumstances, under a new Final Rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) and other federal agencies. The Final Rule, … Continued

Industry Differences Among Health Savings Accounts

While recent survey data shows that, on average, employers are decreasing the amount they’re willing to contribute to employee Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), there are some industries that have not seen such trends.

HRAs, HSAs, and Health FSAs – What’s the Difference? | Conshohocken Employee Benefits

Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), health savings accounts (HSAs) and health care flexible spending accounts (HFSAs) are generally referred to as account-based plans. That is because each participant has their own account, at least for bookkeeping purposes. Under the tax rules, amounts may be contributed to these accounts (with certain restrictions) and used for health care … Continued

Cost Sharing Limits Changing for 2016 | Pennsylvania Benefit Broker

By Danielle Capilla, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors In the Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 Final Rule issued in February 2015, federal agencies included a clarification that annual cost-sharing limitations for self-only coverage apply to all individuals, regardless of whether the individual is covered by a self-only plan or is covered by … Continued

 

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