IRS Increases Health FSA Contribution Limitfor 2018, Adjusts Other Benefit Limits

October 20, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service released Revenue Procedure 2017-58,which raises the health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) salary reduction contributionlimit by $50 to $2,650 for plan years beginning in 2018. The Revenue Procedure alsocontains the cost-of-living adjustments that apply to dollar limitations in certain sections ofthe Internal Revenue Code. The following summarizes other adjustments […]

October 2017 Wellness Newsletter

Thanks to earlier detection -through screening and increased awareness- and bettertreatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980’s and2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time.

Medicare D Creditable Coverage Notice

Many employers remain unaware that under Medicare Part D regulations, entities offering prescription drug coverage to Medicare Part D eligible employees and retirees must disclose annually to individuals whether their health plan has creditable or non-creditable prescription coverage.

September 2017 Wellness Newsletter

Personal goals are just that; personal. Creating goals can seem overwhelming, and it’s easy to procrastinate when it comes to this task. But whether your goals are related to physical, mental or spiritual health (or even work, home or personal life goals), chronic indecisiveness and delay can eventually undermine a healthy lifestyle.

August 2017 Wellness Newsletter

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Experts recommend at least 2½ hours of moderate activity (such as brisk walking, brisk cycling, or yard work) a week. It’s fine to walk in blocks of 10 minutes or more throughout your day and week.