HMO, PPO, EIEIO: The Value of Decision Support Tools

From HMO to PPO to HDHP, health benefit plans today are creating a veritable alphabet soup of choices for the American workforce to digest. Employees can find themselves overwhelmed by their options, confused by the acronyms, and unsure of the … Read More

12 Things Your Payroll Software Vendor Isn’t Telling You About ACA

When it comes to preparing for the Large Employer Mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many companies are relying on their payroll software vendor to take care of it. Over time, and after countless implementation calls with our ACA clients, … Read More

Medical and HSA Event Planning for Summer Vacations

Summer is officially upon us! Warm weather often brings vacations and a more active lifestyle than you may have been experiencing in prior months. Along with auto tune-ups and house/pet sitters, something that you ought to consider before leaving town … Read More

Can I Have an HSA if I Have VA Benefits?

“An individual who is eligible to receive medical services at an VA facility, but who has not actually received such services during the previous three months, is an eligible individual within the meaning of § 223(c)(1) who may establish and … Read More

Can I Use My HSA to Purchase Prescription Drugs From a Foreign Country?

There may be times that you purchase prescription medication from another country. What is eligible for reimbursement from your HSA? Here are the rules: You cannot include the cost of your prescribed drug brought in or shipped from another country. Example: … Read More