IRS posts HSA limits for 2015

Robbie MossBlog, Compliance / Regulations, Health Care

On April 23, 2014, the IRS announced the inflation-adjusted increases applicable to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2015 in Revenue Procedure 2014-30. The limits effective for the calendar year 2015 are: The maximum annual HSA contribution for self-only HDHP coverage will increase from $3,300 to $3,350. The maximum annual HSA contribution for family HDHP coverage … Read More

Younger workforce leans towards not using employer health care

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care, HR Management

We came across this summary published by Kaiser Health News recently and figured it would be a great read for many weighing the impact of health care reform against the buy-in of the younger portion of today’s working economy. Despite the mandate that most Americans carry health insurance or pay a penalty, young workers employed by large companies signed up … Read More

Staying Smart about COBRA

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care

Is the complexity of COBRA causing your head to spin? You’re not alone.  The requirements to qualify for this healthcare are complicated, but not impossible to understand. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, more simply known as COBRA, requires most businesses to offer a continuation of healthcare to former employees. The qualifications include termination or reduction of hours for an … Read More

Understanding Health Care Reform Proactively

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care

Health Care Reform ACA Payroll Services

With new health care laws recently coming into effect, vast confusion overcomes us. Many businesses are probably still trying to answer the question, “What does this mean for me?” Luckily, the answer to this question is more tangible than you might think. Simple steps can be taken to make the transition go more smoothly. First and foremost, educate yourself and … Read More

Approach ACA Challenges With a Plan in Service Industries

Robbie MossHealth Care

As the year comes to a halt, changes in the Affordable Care Act lie ahead. Accompanied by those changes will be some challenges to face. Most susceptible to these challenges is the service industry including food service, retail, lodging, transportation and many more. Many employees in these industries are not long-term, especially the seasonal associates hired for the holidays.  A … Read More