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Texas Association Health Plans

Texas Association Health Plans

Due to a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge on March 28th, United Healthcare has suspended quoting for Employer Association Health Plans. Read More Here.UnitedHealthcare has announced a state-wide initiative to take advantage of the recently passed legislation...

ePOP Overview

What Are Premium Only Plans or "EPOP"? A Premium Only Plan (POP), also known as a "Premium Conversion Plan" or a "Cafeteria Plan", allows employee contributions to employer-sponsored benefit plans to be made with pre-tax dollars, automatically increasing take-home pay...

Health Reimbursement Arrangement

A Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) is a tax-advantaged benefit that allows both employees and employers to save on the cost of healthcare. Jump to: 1. QSEHRA (Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement) HRA plans are employer-funded medical...

Onboarding 101

Everything you need to know to help your organization implement a successful onboarding strategy. What is Onboarding Onboarding is the action or process of integrating a new employee into an organization or familiarizing a new customer or client with one’s products or...

2018 Health Savings Account Limits

IRS Releases 2018 Health Savings Account Limits HSA Contribution Limits and Minimum Deductibles Announced for 2018 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the 2018 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under the Internal...

Agent X Promises Lower Rates Than Agent Y

Agent X Promises Lower Rates Than Agent Y

Has an insurance agent ever promised that he can deliver cheaper rates than his competitors? Almost like a used car salesman stating he’ll beat his competitors by half, right? While that may be a tactic to lure customers in, how many times has that tricked worked to...

A Closer Look at PCORI

A Closer Look at PCORI

A new fee for employers who sponsor self-insured plans is now due July 31, each year. The fee is paid annually using Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return. The fee is used to fund Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). This new organization is...

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