IRS Expands Preventive Care Allowed Under HDHPs

With the issuance of Notice 2019-45 on July 17, 2019, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have expanded the types of preventative care that can now be covered under a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) for people with certain chronic conditions. Under IRS code section 223(c)(2), HSA-qualified HDHPs cannot pay 100% of … More >>

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PCORI Fee Deadline Approaches

PCORI Deadline Approaches in Final Year for Fee

The 2019 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee due date is quickly approaching. This year also marks the end of PCORI fees for most self-insured health plans. Due on July 31, 2019, the PCORI fee applies to employer-sponsored health plans ending between September 30, 2018 and before October 1, 2019. Learn more about PCORI fees, … More >>

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Whitepaper: Analyzing the value of outsourcing benefits administration for employers

DataPath Whitepaper Analyzes the Value of Outsourcing Benefits Administration for Employers

New DataPath whitepaper explores the complexities of benefits administration and why employers should consider outsourcing LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (July 11, 2019) – The complex and highly-regulated field of healthcare benefits administration should not be taken lightly. A new whitepaper from DataPath, Inc., the longest running software provider in the healthcare benefits administration industry, surveys the … More >>

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IRS to expand HRA types to include ICHRA for employee health insurance

IRS and Other Agencies to Create New HRA Types

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) issued a final rule to create two new types of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). The newly created Individual Coverage HRA (ICHRA) and the Excepted Benefit HRA will go into effect on January 1, 2020.

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DataPath Partner Awards

DataPath Honors Clients, Celebrates 35 Years at Annual Conference

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (June 6, 2019) – DataPath, Inc., the longest running solutions provider in the benefits administration industry, announced the honorees of its annual partner awards. The DataPath Partner Awards were presented at the Connections 2019 conference and recognize industry success, business growth, and commitment to excellence and consumer directed healthcare through using DataPath … More >>

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2020 HSA Contribution Limits Released by IRS

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the 2020 HSA contribution limits. Next year, Health Savings Account (HSA) owners will see an increase in both single and family plan limits, as well as higher annual deductible and out-of-pocket limits. The updated limits are published in Revenue Procedure 2019-25. 2020 HSA Contribution … More >>

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DataPath Earns International Honor for Marketing Communications

DataPath was recently honored with a 2019 Hermes Creative Gold Award for a unique communications piece that shares the story of the 35 year-old software company. “We have one of the premier marketing teams in the industry and our clients have direct access to this level of talent through our Partner Marketing Program,” says Bo Armstrong, chief marketing officer.

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DataPath Recognized by EBN as a 2019 Digital Innovator

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (May 1, 2019) – DataPath, Inc., a leading technology provider of benefits administration solutions, was recognized by Employee Benefit News (EBN) for its multi-award winning employee education and engagement program, The Adventures of Captain Contributor™. In EBN’s 2019 Digital Innovators article, the program and the voice of Captain Contributor, Thomas O’Banion, were … More >>

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Amazon.com is now accepting FSA and HSA benefit cards

Now That Amazon Accepts FSA and HSA Benefit Cards, How Does This Impact the CDH Market?

Healthcare consumers now have another online shopping option for saving on hundreds of qualified healthcare products with their FSA or HSA benefit cards. Online retailer Amazon.com is now accepting payments from these benefit accounts for eligible expenses. With this move, Amazon has joined FSAStore, Walgreens, and CVS, among other retailers, in the consumer directed healthcare (CDH) market. The Amazon … More >>

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HSAs and Filing Your Taxes

The tax filing deadline is coming up soon! If you have a Health Savings Account (HSA), you may have some questions about HSAs and filing your taxes. HSAs provide a tax-advantaged financial tool for reducing out-of-pocket healthcare expenses and saving for retirement. However, because the money contributed to your account is pre-tax, it must be … More >>

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DataPath White Paper Addresses TPA Concerns about Complex HRAs and Solution Capabilities

TPAs Need More Flexible Solutions for Complex HRAs LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 14, 2019) – Third party benefits administrators (TPAs) who offer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) to their clients often find themselves frustrated by their system’s HRA capabilities. A new white paper from DataPath, Inc., a leading developer of cloud-based benefits administration solutions, analyzes why … More >>

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