Question of the Month: How long can I stay on COBRA after my husband dies?
Gina tackles a COBRA question with a twist and explains secondary qualifying events.
A Wealth of Flexibility: Employer Contributions in Health Flexible Spending Accounts
Employers can contribute to an employee’s Health FSA account, and in fact, they have multiple options. Gina explains.
Question Of The Month: Are fertility treatments eligible expenses?
There are a wide variety of procedures and treatments available to help women conceive, but are they FSA/HSA eligible?
The Intersection of FMLA & COBRA
What happens if an employee doesn’t pay their premiums while on FMLA? Does it trigger a COBRA notice? Gina’s got the FAQs.
Question of the Month: Are automatic pill dispensers FSA eligible?
Is smart technology to dispense your medications eligible for FSA reimbursement? Gina has some thoughts on this new medical device.
An HSA as a Retirement Vehicle (video)
While funds in Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are used to reimburse medical expenses, the provisions of these programs make them excellent for retirement savings as well. Gina explains.
Question of the Month: Can we pay our employee’s Medicare premiums?
Every employer would love to pay Medicare premiums in lieu of having older employees on their group plans, but can they? It’s our Question of the Month.
COBRA: A game of Clue. The who, when and what of Qualifying Events
What happens when a termination date or loss of coverage isn’t a COBRA Qualifying Event? Gina unravels this mysterious set of circumstances.
What are the options? FSA Setup Decisions
When setting up a Flexible Spending Account program, an employer has several choices to make. Here are the main ones and the advantages and disadva
Question of the Month: Are SAD Treatments FSA/HSA eligible?
With winter approaching, one wonders, are treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder reimbursable expenses in FSAs and HSAs?
Balancing Benefits and Flexibility: Lifestyle Spending Accounts
Looking for a way to provide a benefit that you can tailor to your budget AND employees’ needs? Check out an LSA – it’s the ultimate in benefit flexibility.
ICHRA affordability: When an employee (or employer) should just say no to employer contributions.
ICHRAs can be a great tool for employers looking to provide healthcare benefits, but it’s important to make sure they are affordable for both the employer and the employees.