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    Topic: Alpine

    COBRA: Why It’s So Expensive and How Alpine Helps Administer It
    By Alexis Merrill on September 19, 2022 | 4 min read time

    A long list of stressors comes with losing a job, including losing employer-sponsored health insurance. When an employee receives their COBRA packet...

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    IRS Set to Increase HSA Limits for 2023
    By Will Miranne on May 12, 2022 | 7 min read time

    The IRS has announced updated HSA contribution limits for the 2023 year, which represent a significant increase compared to recent annual increases....

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    Section 125 Cafeteria Plans: What Employers Need to Know
    By Bretton Chatham on March 11, 2022 | 10 min read time

    Whether you knew it or not, your organization likely has a Section 125 cafeteria plan. Even though cafeteria plans are quite common, ERISA compliance...

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    What HSA Owners Need to Know When they Turn 65
    By Sarah Weinstein on December 29, 2021 | 5 min read time

    A recent analysis found that more than 3 million baby boomers retired prematurely due to COVID-19 . And while retirement is calling for a significant...

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    How Much Should I Contribute to My HSA?
    By Will Miranne on December 23, 2021 | 7 min read time

    HSAs are an excellent means of saving money for those dreaded medical expenses. Understanding when to contribute and just how much is most beneficial...

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    Can You Use an HSA for Cosmetic Surgery?
    By Bretton Chatham on December 20, 2021 | 9 min read time

    Of course, not all medical expenses are covered by an individual’s health insurance plan. But that doesn’t mean there’s no relief for out-of-pocket...

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    Can You Have an HSA and HRA at the Same Time?
    By Will Miranne on December 17, 2021 | 5 min read time

    A common question many people ask is “Can I have an HRA and an HSA at the same time?” The answer is yes. The primary difference lies in the ownership...

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    Can I Contribute to an HSA if My Spouse Has an FSA?
    By Will Miranne on December 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    HSAs and FSAs are similar, yet different types of health plans. They are both intended to offer people a tax-advantaged means of paying for health...

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    How You Can Avoid Walmart's Class Action COBRA Problem
    By Alexis Merrill on November 23, 2021 | 4 min read time

    According to a recent class action lawsuit, Walmart is the latest large company to fall victim to an HR mishap. A former Walmart employee is...

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    FSA-Eligible Products: Everything Employees Need to Know
    By Will Miranne on November 11, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), also called flexible savings arrangements, are funds which allow employees to store money tax-free for the...

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