Changes to FSA and HSA Eligible Items

The $2 trillion+ Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. This bill included significant steps forward in helping consumers protect the health and well-being of their families by reducing unnecessary trips to the doctor during this time of increased demand and creating even more value for the…
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CARES Act and Reimbursement Accounts

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. It is a massive bill of over 880 pages intended to help Americans during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. It includes a number of provisions that affect your employee benefits plans. We’ve outlined a few of the highlights below. Participants…
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IRS Extends HSA Contribution Deadline

The Internal Revenue Service published a series of questions and answers relating to the delay of the tax filing deadline from April 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020 as provided in IRS Notice 2020-18.  With regard to contributions to an HSA, the IRS stated the following: “Contributions may be made to your HSA or Archer…
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your HSA What You Need to Know

In response to the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), on March 11, 2020, the IRS released a notice regarding HSA-qualified high deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage of testing and treatment related to COVID-19. This is to allow the removal of barriers for testing and treatment of COVID-19. Enrollment in a qualifying high-deductible health…
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