The IRS has announced changes to certain tax limits for 2018, including a reduced contribution limit for health savings accounts, or HSAs. The new tax law enacted late last year — the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — changed the consumer price index for making annual adjustments to the HSA limits. Using the new index,… Read more »
THE CHALLENGE: We know that medications can be expensive, especially new or experimental treatments. Sometimes, the big pharmaceutical companies will discount or even give away drugs that are out of reach for low-income patients. And sometimes they don’t. Insurance companies, meanwhile, will sometimes cover certain drugs and sometimes won’t. That reality was what our client’s… Read more »
CCIG Account Executive Storma McMurry talks about open enrollment and offers tips on how companies can make it through this season more effectively. Related: Are You Ready for Open Enrollment Season?
Fitness trackers have gotten some negative press lately, raising questions about whether they truly deliver on their promise of better health and medical-cost savings. Most recently, Stanford cardiologist Euan Ashley and a few of his colleagues took a close look at the performance of seven of the most popular trackers and compared their accuracy to… Read more »