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IRS RECALCULATES 2018 HSA & EMPLOYER ADOPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Tuesday, March  6,  2018

Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a bulletin that includes a change impacting contributions to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Employer Adoption Assistance Programs. The family HSA contribution for 2018 has been reduced from $6,900 to 6,850. This change is effective January 1, 2018. We advise plan participants to adjust their HSA contributions, if utilizing the … Continue reading

Innovative Heads to Capitol Hill

Wednesday, February  28,  2018

Earlier this week Dan Foley, Ryan Kastner & Yesenia Perez from the Innovative team headed to Washington D.C. for the NAHU 2018 Capitol Conference.  During their time in Washington, the trio attended a number of informative sessions that detailed changing legislation that directly impacts the health insurance market and engaged in discussions with lawmakers; lobbying … Continue reading

Focusing on FMLA

Monday, February  26,  2018

Human Resource professionals are often asked by their employees about taking a leave of absence. Sometimes, these leaves of absences are protected by the federal government. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for certain medical and family reasons. It is important to understand … Continue reading

Innovative Supports Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice

Friday, February  9,  2018

Innovative is proud to support long-time partner, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, as a gold sponsor at tomorrow night’s annual Celebration of Life Gala. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, NJ. Gala proceeds support the gift of hospice, palliative, and grief support services for all Samaritan patients and families – including the … Continue reading

January Compliance Recap

Thursday, February  8,  2018

January was a busy month in the employee benefits world. On January 24, 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Alex Azar as the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed regulations regarding association health plans. HHS released the 2018 federal poverty guidelines. The DOL … Continue reading