Archive for Posts Tagged ‘health plans’

The IRS Clarifies Tax Treatment of Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans | Houston Benefit Advisors
Feb

15

2017

The IRS Clarifies Tax Treatment of Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans | Houston Benefit Advisors

While many Americans will remember January 20, 2017 as the day the 45th President of the United States was sworn into office, employee benefits experts will also remember it as the day the IRS Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) released this memorandum that clarifies, among other things, the tax treatment of benefits paid by fixed-indemnity plans. Fixed indemnity plans are generally voluntary benefits employers offer…

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New Benefits Target Employee Debt
Jul

18

2016

New Benefits Target Employee Debt

By Geoff Mukhtar Communications Manager at United Benefit Advisors Today, most new full-time hires expect a company to offer certain standard benefits – health, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, and a 401(k) or pension. Some companies go beyond this and provide other benefits such as profit sharing, parking reimbursement, mobile phone reimbursement, wellness programs, and even on-site daycare. So what…

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Sep

26

2012

CDHPs increasingly popular among employers

Consumer-driven health plans have bypassed health maintenance organizations to become the second most common plan design offered by U.S. employers, according to an Aon Hewitt survey.

Sep

6

2012

GRANDFATHERED STATUS FOR 2013

“Grandfathered” health plans that have not undergone significant changes since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted in March 2010 will once again have to assess whether the plan can and/or should try to retain such status for 2013.

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