IRS Relaxes Mid-Year FSA Elections, Extends Grace Period

On Tuesday, May 12, the IRS published additional COVID-19 guidance for employer-sponsored healthcare benefits.  Drafted to address unanticipated changes in medical and childcare costs due to the COVID-19 emergency, the two Notices relax mid-year election changes for health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Dependent Care Assistance Programs (DCAPs). They also provide more flexibility in grace … More >>

FSA eligible expenses, Wallet, Money

FSA Eligible Expenses and Other Important Information

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are an important benefit that helps people reduce out-of-pocket healthcare costs and save money on taxes. An estimated 43 percent of all civilian (non-government) workers have access to an FSA through their employers. These employer-sponsored, tax-advantaged accounts allows participants (employees) to set aside money before taxes to pay for eligible medical … More >>

IRS Extends Tax Filing and HSA Contribution Deadline

In light of recent developments regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the impact it is having across the country, Congress and the IRS have made significant decisions to provide relief for workers and their families. Learn more below about tax deadline extensions, HSA contribution extensions, and information about coronavirus treatments with a high deductible health plan.   … More >>

FSA Savings Calculator

Estimate how much you can save with this FSA savings calculator! An FSA is an employer-sponsored benefit account that enables employees to set aside funds from each paycheck, before taxes, to help pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses for themselves and their dependents. This handy FSA Savings Calculator will help you estimate your health spending for … More >>

FSA and HSA Eligible Expenses

Home Contact Us Login FSA/HSA Eligible and Non-Eligible ExpensesThere are many ways to use your tax-advantaged benefit accounts to save money on both healthcare expenses and taxes.In addition to this document listing the most common eligible and non-eligible expenses, below are some shopping resources that specialize in medical products that are eligible expenses for FSAs … More >>

FSA Dependent Care Recurring Expense Claim Form

Home Contact Us Login Dependent Care Recurring Expense FormComplete this form to request automatic reimbursement from your Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP) account.By submitting this form you can arrange for your DCAP contributions to be reimbursed to you automatically on a per-pay-period basis without having to submit new documentation each time. You must complete all sections … More >>

FSA Claim Form (Debit Card Substantiation or Reimbursement)

Home Contact Us Login FSA Claim Form and Debit Card Substantiation Request FormSubmit this form to substantiate a debit card transaction, or to claim FSA reimbursement for an out-of-pocket expense. Section 1: Employee Information​The following information must be included:     • Employee Name     • Employee Address     • Employee Social Security Number     • Employee Phone Number     • Employee … More >>

2019 FSA and HSA contribution limits

2019 FSA and HSA Contribution Limits

The IRS has recently released the 2019 contribution limits for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), and transportation benefit accounts – increasing limits for most tax-advantaged benefit plans. In May 2018, the IRS published the increases for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), including out-of-pocket maximums. See below for 2019 FSA and HSA contribution limits, and for increases to … More >>

Enrollment Season Podcast

Tax-Free Talk, Enrollment Season Podcast featuring Captain Contributor

Tax-Free Talk is a three-part enrollment season podcast series featuring Captain Contributor, and hosted by Kathy Claimant. In this series, Captain Contributor addresses concerns about benefits enrollment for administrators, employers, and employees. Featuring the Captain’s unique wit and in-depth knowledge, and packed with action and suspense, this enrollment season podcast is like no other. Enrollment … More >>

Benefits enrollment season

Are You Ready for Enrollment Season?

Are you ready for enrollment season? For many working people, benefits enrollment season is coming up very soon. Open enrollment is the period during which you review your benefit options and choose which ones you want to enroll in for next year. These include health insurance, life insurance, and tax-advantaged healthcare benefits accounts, among others. … More >>

Should I sign up for an FSA?

Should I Sign Up for an FSA?

Benefits enrollment season is right around the corner. In addition to health, dental, and vision insurance, some companies offer other benefit options like commuter benefit accounts and consumer directed healthcare (CDH) accounts. Depending on your company’s benefit plan, you may be wondering – should I sign up for an FSA? What is an FSA? An … More >>

Award-winning Employee Education and Engagement Program

Award-winning Employee Education and Engagement Program​Employer-sponsored healthcare accounts can be hard to understand. ​That’s why DataPath Administrative Services has adopted a year-round employee education and engagement program for our ​groups. ​​The Adventures of Captain Contributor, a national-award winning program, is both informative and entertaining. In a series of comic books and videos, Captain Contributor and … More >>

Authorization for Release of Information Form

Authorize Discussions with Others HIPAA regulations prevent DataPath from sharing any details about your account, claim, reimbursement, debit card, etc. with anyone besides yourself unless we have a signed Authorization for Release of Information on file that names the specific person. Submit this form if you want to authorize other people, such as your spouse, … More >>