Flexible Spending Accounts

Level-funding growing in popularity among employersEmployers are increasingly utilizing level-funding, a hybrid self-insurance model, to gain flexibility and control costs.
New flexible spending accounts carry-over rule to boost participationEmployees now have the ability to carry over up to $500 in unused funds into the next plan year
Health Choices coalition supports FSA bill for OTC productsThe National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association have endorsed legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to purchase OTC medications using pre-tax dollars from flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts without obtaining a doctor’s endorsement.
Will travelers' taxes be affected by Affordable Care Act?The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) implementation date of Jan. 1 inches closer every day. How will the healthcare reform law impact travelers' taxes, among other things?