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New HSA Limits Announced for 2018; Possible Changes Proposed

Health Care Reform, P&A Group

Last week the IRS released the inflation-adjusted limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) in 2018.  The increases for the 2018 are as follows:   Annual Contribution Single:  $2,450 Family:  $6,900   HSA Minimum Deductible Single:  $1,350 Family:  $2,700   HSA Maximum Out-of-Pocket Expenses Single:  $6,650 Family:  $13,300   Looking Ahead If the ACA replacement bill…

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Commuting Made Easy with P&A

Commuter Benefits

Do the majority of your employees have monthly out-of-pocket parking and transit expenses to get to and from work? P&A offers a commuter plan that allows your employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to use for these expenses.     Do the majority of your employees have monthly out-of-pocket parking and transit expenses to get…

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Flexible & Friendly, Expert & Empathetic – P&A Group’s Fresh Perspective on Employee Benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements, P&A Group

You’ve received the glossy brochures.  You’ve heard the sales pitch, you’ve shook hands, and you’ve received promises of lower costs, increased efficiency and less “headaches.”  Naturally, you decide to give a new vendor a chance – why not – and you sign up for a new service.  It’s too good an opportunity to miss.  Or,…

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Focus On Communication Practices for 2017’s National Employee Benefits Day

P&A Group

April 3 is recognized as National Employee Benefits Day (NEBD) by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, a nonprofit organization which provides research and education to the benefits community. This year, NEBD emphasizes communication and examines how important benefit choices and changes are provided to employees. We are sharing some communication tips and practices…

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Is the March Deadline Approaching for your 2016 Flexible Spending Account?

Flexible Spending Accounts, P&A Group

How to Use Your 2016 Funds Before March 15!  If your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan is on a calendar plan year (January 1 – December 31) and your plan offers the grace period, you have until March 15, 2017 to spend any unused money currently available in your 2016 Health FSA.  After March 15,…

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P&A’s Commuter Benefits Card Accepted at Ride Sharing Services

Commuter Benefits

P&A Group’s Benefits Card vendor, Alegeus, announced that UberPool, Lyft Line & Via fare can be paid for with the P&A issued Commuter Benefits Card.  This new feature provides greater convenience for commuter participants in the pre-tax Transit program!  Previously, these vendors were not authorized with the Commuter Benefits Card and therefore could not be…

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