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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Award-winning Employee Education and Engagement ProgramEmployer-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 >>
With a Health Savings Account (HSA), there are certain rules that govern whether or not you can contribute to the account. One requirement is that you must be enrolled in a qualified high deductible healthcare plan (HDHP). As people get older and qualify for Medicare, HSA owners may be wondering how Medicare affects their HSA. … More >>
Forms and Materials Library for EmployersWelcome to the Forms and Materials Library. You will find a wealth of information about tax-advantaged benefit accounts, compliance questions and answers, commonly used forms, benefit card and system information, and more. FSA HSA HRA COBRA Bank Draft for Administrative Fees Compliance Services ERISA: Does My Plan Need to be … More >>
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 >>
COBRA, HIPAA, ACA Reporting and More Describes the different compliance services available from DataPath Administrative Services, including COBRA administration, HIPAA, ERISA, and ACA Reporting. Details which of these services are mandatory for employers under current laws and regulations based on number of employees.
Handy Reference! Don’t know an SMM from a SPD? This handy reference sheet gives detailed but easy-to-understand explanations of the four types of documents required for all ERISA health and welfare benefit plans: Plan Document; Summary Plan Document (SPD); Adoption Agreement; and Summary of Material Modification (SMM).
Annual Return/Report of an Employee Benefit Plan Form 5500 is the form used to file an employee benefit plan’s annual information return with the Dept. of Labor (DOL). Only group plans that have 100 or more enrolled as of the anniversary date each year must file, except for government and church groups. Form 5500 must … More >>
Health Savings Account (HSA) owners – there may be some advantages to your tax-advantaged healthcare benefit account you aren’t aware of. Most people are familiar with the triple tax savings: tax-free contributions, tax-free earnings, and tax-free withdrawals for qualified healthcare expenses. However, while HSAs are designed primarily to help reduce healthcare costs, some benefits of … More >>
This Salary Reduction Agreement (SRA) authorizes your employer to reduce your salary by the indicated amount shown below for the exclusive purpose of facilitating a contribution to your Health Savings Account. Do not send contributions with this form. By completing this agreement, you are indicating that as of the effective date of your contribution election, … More >>
HSA AdministrationDo you have an HDHP? Save money and help your employees save on out-of-pocket medical expenses with an HSA. Contact us today! When you offer a high deductible health plan with an HSA, you and your work force can enjoy multiple tax benefits and lower healthcare costs. Any C-Corp, S-Corp, or LLC business entity … More >>
Benefits at your fingertips DataPath offers powerful and convenient apps for both the Summit and myRSC administration platforms. Viewing your account balance, submitting claims, and more on-the-go has never been easier! What you can do with the DataPath mobile app View Accounts – including detailed claim and balance information Card Activity – View transactions and … More >>