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Do Not Leave Your FSA Money on the Table This Year! | PA Benefits Agency

As 2019 is nearing an end, many people are looking at this year’s medical expenses to plan for how much they should set back for next year. In investigating these expenditures, you may notice that you still have money in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for 2019. FSAs are unique in that any unused money … Continued

Utilize FSA Monies with Key Year–End Strategies | PA Benefit Advisors

‘Tis the Season’. Like most, you ‘re probably in the midst of the “hussle and bussle” of this holiday season with dinners, parties, and activities; Christmas shopping; and spending those remaining FSA dollars you have allocated this year. Wait, what? Yes, you read right. Chances are, if you’ve opted to utilize an employer-sponsored FSA account … Continued

How to Make the Most Out of Your FSA at Year-End | PA Benefit Advisors

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to act on the money sitting in your Flexible Spending/Savings Account (FSA). Unlike a Health Savings Account or HSA, pre-taxed funds contributed to an FSA are lost at the end of the year if an employee doesn’t use them, and an employer doesn’t adopt a carryover policy. … Continued

Rules for FSA & HSA Accounts | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

Overview According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), no permission or authorization to set up either an FSA or HSA account is required. Both accounts are intended to help provide you with financial assistance regarding medical care costs. An FSA (flexible spending account) is set up by your employer. An HSA (health savings account) is … Continued

IRS Announces 2017 Limits for Health FSAs and Transit Benefits | PA Benefit Advisors

On October 25, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced annual inflation adjustments for more than 50 tax provisions, including an increase in voluntary employee contributions to employer-sponsored healthcare flexible spending arrangements (HFSAs) to $2,600 for plan years beginning in 2017, up from the 2016 limit of $2,550. The IRS also announced there will be … Continued

Transitional Reinsurance (TRP) Contribution Form Due November 15 | PA Benefit Advisors

On October 3, 2016, federal officials posted the 2016 Transitional Reinsurance Program Annual Enrollment Contributions Form that health insurers and self-funded plan sponsors (employers) will use to make required payments under the Transitional Reinsurance Program (TRP). The 2016 report is due no later than November 15, 2016. Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits insurers … Continued

Holiday Health Check-List: Use It or Lose It | PA Employee Benefits

www.newsusa.com As the end of the year nears, many of us are preoccupied with holiday parties, searching for the perfect gift for loved ones or making lists of things to accomplish before the new year begins. During this busy time, one important task is often forgotten on the to-do list: Make sure to use flexible … Continued

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