To manage rising pharmacy benefit costs, employers are challenging the status quo. Consider these six ways for employers to break an outdated cycle and shift to a transparent pharmacy benefit manageme...
The future of healthcare begins with employers leveraging their workforce data to improve benefits offerings, reduce costs and help employees achieve better health outcomes.
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Another year, another benefits open enrollment in the books. So, how did you do? Before you turn to other business, it’s time to breathe, take stock of the process and evaluate what went well and whe...
Our experience and recent research on the subject finds that wellness program success relies on two important factors: health coaching and personalization. With these findings in mind, we’ve crafted ...
Research points to two major trends for healthy corporate wellness programs: customization and the power of coaching. While apps and trackers can help employees plan for healthy habits, when it comes ...
In addition to changes in education level, technical skills and culture expectations, a younger generation of workers brings a new perspective to the advantages of employer sponsored health insurance....
At the beginning of our partnership, we ask clients to tell us about their biggest hurdles—the ones that cost them money and keep them from focusing on growing their business. Here's what we found.
Did you know that your employees would rather have a conversation with an ex than get into the nitty-gritty about their health plan during Open Enrollment? It’s time that employees learn to love thei...
When the wrong health plan administration solution is in place, human resources teams are usually the first to spot the signs. Whether your office is overflowing with eligibility questions or customer...
HSA Annual Contribution Limit
HDHP Minimum Annual Deductible
HDHP Maximum Out-of-Pocket Limit
The individual limit embedded in the family OOP limit cannot exceed the $7,350 individual limit required under the ACA for non-grandfathered plans. See chart below.
Maximum Out-of-Pocket Limit
2018 Adjustment to the maximum contribution for FSA
To date, no adjustment has been made to the maximum contribution for FSA in 2018.
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