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Legislative Update: IRS Revises HSA Family Contribution Limit for 2018

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Wednesday, March 07, 2018 @ 09:25 AM

On Monday, the IRS released Bulletin 2018-10, which included a revision to the 2018 Family contribution limit for Health Savings Accounts (HSA).

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Tags: IRS, HSA, employers, Health Savings Accounts, Education, tax return, taxes, contribution, contribution limits, legislative updates, irs bulletin, legislation

Filing Your 2017 Tax Return? Here are our HSA tips and tricks.

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 05:42 PM

Tax season is here! As we get closer to the deadline for filing (in 2018, it’s April 17 instead of the traditional April 15), we wanted to share three tips about Health Savings Accounts you’ll need to know before you file your return, along with a suggestion for using your refund.

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Tags: Compliance, Benefits Information, Health Care, Healthcare, HSA, HDHP, TPA, Benefit Administration, savings, third party administrator, brokers, Health Savings Accounts, tax return, taxes

Who is 24HourFlex? [Infographic]

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 08:37 AM

Knowing who you work with -- and providing your clients the resources to choose who they work with -- is important. But in the increasingly complex healthcare industry, it can be a challenge to juggle information from so many partners and vendors.

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Tags: Cafeteria Plans, COBRA, COBRA Administration, Compliance, Colorado, FSA, HSA, TPA, Benefit Administration, employees, benefits, employers, third party administrator, brokers, Health Savings Accounts, Infographic

Video Spotlight: What is a Health Savings Account?

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Tuesday, August 08, 2017 @ 03:34 PM

One of the biggest barriers to increasing employee engagement with and enrollment in pre-tax benefits is simply a lack of education. At 24HourFlex, it is one of our priorities to make sure that employers are equipped with the tools they need to inform their employees about their benefits with high-quality, accessible content.

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Tags: HSA, Video, Health Savings Accounts, Education, Employee Engagement

Savings: The Most Overlooked Word in Health Savings Account

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 12:24 PM

It comes as no surprise that many Americans are concerned about retirement.  Diligently putting money into 401(k) or any other form of retirement savings account, many still miss one key ingredient that could offer not only tax benefits, but sustainable growth well into retirement.

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Tags: Retirement Planning, 401(k), HSA, Benefit Administration, employees, retirement, savings, benefits, employers, third party administrator, brokers

An HDHP with an HSA Can Work for You

Posted by Lindsay Barnard on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 @ 02:08 PM

Open enrollment is only a couple months away, and planning may be beginning now for 2018.  As companies look to contain health care costs, more and more are considering a high deductible health plan (HDHP) with a health savings account (HSA) in addition to a traditional health plan or possibly in place of a traditional plan. Either case requires a new level of education and support to get everyone’s understanding of the value of this type of product.

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Tags: Healthcare, HSA, HDHP, TPA, Benefit Administration