Our Top 10 Employee Blogs Posts in 2019

January 2, 2020

It’s time to ring in the new year! But, before we do, let’s look back at our most popular 2019 blog posts.

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WEX to Acquire Discovery Benefits

In January, WEX announced its plans to acquire Discovery Benefits. “Our shared commitment to simplify the business of healthcare makes this partnership of service and technology a well-suited fit,” wrote Discovery Benefits President John Biwer. Learn more about the acquisition in this blog post.

2020 HSA Contribution Limits

In May, the IRS released contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and limits for High-Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs). This blog post outlines what the new numbers are for 2020.

2020 IRS Contribution Limits

IRS contribution limits for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Commuter Benefits and a few other plans were announced in November. Find out what the increases were in this blog post.

Cadillac Tax Repealed

The Cadillac tax, which was a 40% excise tax that applied to employer-sponsored health plans exceeding certain cost thresholds, was repealed as part of a 2020 spending bill signed by President Trump. The tax was scheduled to take effect in 2022. Check out our blog post to see how the repeal likely helps you and your employees save money.

5 Questions When Enrolling in an FSA

What are the four types of FSAs? And how do you substantiate an FSA claim? Get these answers in this blog post and learn what other information you should know when choosing to participate in an FSA.

Two New HRAs

Last summer, three federal agencies issued a final rule that paved the way for two new types of HRAs: the Individual Coverage HRA (ICHRA) and the Excepted Benefit HRA (EBHRA). In this blog post, learn more about the rule and see how these two types of HRAs compare with each other.

Tips for Communicating Employee Benefits

Knowledge and power. The more your employees understand your employee benefits, the more likely they are to see their value and participate in them. Check out this blog post to learn five tips on how you can effectively connect with your employees and communicate their benefits.

Get to Know COBRA Open Enrollment

COBRA members, like your active employee population, go through an open enrollment. However, there are distinct differences between the two groups. Learn the basics of COBRA open enrollment and get tips on how to provide the best experience for yourself and your members in this blog post.

Boost Retention With Lifestyle Spending Accounts

Lifestyle Spending Accounts (LSAs) are a valuable recruiting and retention tool that helps you differentiate your business in the marketplace. And these benefits can positively impact your employees’ health, finances and so much more. This blog post outlines the basics of an LSA.

What Might Be Missing From Your Employee Benefits

Over one-third of organizations have increased their employee benefits offerings in the last year. With U.S. unemployment low, it’s more important than ever to offer a competitive benefits package. In this blog post, we outline what three things might be missing from your benefits.

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