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    Topic: Benefits Healthcare

    FAQ: Answering Your Top 10 Questions About HSAs
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | April 4, 2023

    HSAs have become increasingly popular over the last decade, and for good reason. They are an excellent investment tool that can be used to pay for...

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    Maximizing the Benefits of HSA Triple Tax Advantage: An HR Guide
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | March 2, 2023

    HSAs are a fantastic way to optimize your spending on medical expenses. They allow you to put aside money to be used on qualified expenses with...

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    President Biden’s State of the Union Calls for Paid Leave Improvements
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 21, 2023

    In his State of the Union address, President Biden called for improved paid parental leave to better support working parents. This echoes his message...

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    What Are the Different Healthcare Options for SMBs?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | February 10, 2023

    Healthcare in the United States can feel overwhelming and complex. Between deductibles, copays, and in-network providers, it can be difficult for...

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    What Is a Dependent Care FSA and How Does It Work?
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | January 30, 2023

      As the cost of living continues to rise around the country, many employees—especially those caring for family members—are looking for ways to...

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    Do FSAs Have Grace Period and Rollover Options?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 6, 2023

    As companies and organizations prepare for the new year, there may still be questions regarding FSAs and what options employees may have to roll over...

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    Key PTO Strategies: Rollover, Blackout Dates, and Block Leave
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 22, 2022

    While not legally required, PTO strategies are a vital component of organizational success. If a poor strategy is in place, organizations may find...

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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | December 20, 2022

    As employees look ahead to the coming months, many will start to plan out the rest of their health savings account (HSA) and flexible savings account...

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    Will Employees Drive Benefits in 2023?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 16, 2022

    Recent history has shown us that employees were a driving force behind which benefits were offered. In years prior, organizations felt little...

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    2023 ACA Compliance Updates: What You Need to Know
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | November 14, 2022

    Keeping current on Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance can be tricky—increasing penalties raise the stakes even higher for employers. In 2023, HR...

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