Health Care Reform Dashboard

Health Care Reform Dashboard

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Affordable Care Act

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

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IRS Issues Guidance on $2,500 Health FSA Contribution Limit

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes an annual $2,500 limit on the amount of salary reduction contributions that an employee may make to a health flexible spending account (Health FSA). This limit applies to tax years beginning after December 31, 2012, and is indexed for inflation in ensuing years. In a recently issued notice, the … Continue Reading »

New Guidance on Health Care Reform

The three federal agencies that have published regulations on health care reform provisions (U.S. Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services) have furnished additional guidance on certain issues of particular importance to employers and other group health plan sponsors. A new set of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers addresses specific questions that many … Continue Reading »