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    Topic: Hsas

    What Is an HSA?
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | May 25, 2022

    To improve recruitment and retention, employers often offer fringe benefits like HSAs and FSAs during open enrollment. These benefits can help...

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    What HSA Owners Need to Know When they Turn 65
    Picture of Sarah Weinstein Sarah Weinstein | December 29, 2021

    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?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 23, 2021

    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?
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | December 20, 2021

    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?
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | December 17, 2021

    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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    Do HSA Funds Expire?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | August 9, 2021

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

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    Answered: Is it Legal for People to Use FSAs and HSAs Together?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | July 11, 2021

    With open enrollment likely around the corner for many countless organizations—and ongoing onboarding operations throughout the year—HR...

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    How Does Enrolling in an HDHP Mid-Year Impact Your HSA?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 23, 2021

    Changing life events in the middle of the year usually means changes to your health insurance plan. If an employee enrolls in a high-deductible...

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    What Summer Items Can Employees Use their HSA and FSA Funds On?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | June 1, 2021

    While summer inspires thoughts of out-of-the-office messages and PTO, employees should also be thinking about their HSA and FSA funds. There are a...

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    New 2022 HSA and HDHP Limits for Contributions, Out-of-Pocket Expenses
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | May 11, 2021

    The IRS recently issued new 2022 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSA), which represent the total amount of tax-advantaged dollars...

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