The 2017 Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee

It’s that time of year again. The Affordable Care Act imposes an annual fee called the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF) on insurers and plan sponsors of self-insured coverage to... Read More

June 16, 2017
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IRS Releases 2017 Health Savings Account Limits

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued new guidelines for contributions and out-of-pocket expenses (OOPs) for health savings account (HSA) limits in 2017. Maximum OOPs for individual and family accounts tied to high-deductible plans... Read More

May 4, 2016
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Healthcare Reform Series: Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)

Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) The HRA was created by the IRS in 2002 to permit employers to provide pre-tax dollars to employees to pay for medical care and services. The... Read More

May 16, 2013
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