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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Competitive Benefits Plan

How Competitive Benefits Plans Can Help Companies Keep Their Top Talent

The U.S. unemployment rate is low, which means companies everywhere are in a battle to recruit and hire talented employees. In an economy where workers have the upper hand, the first response of employers is often to raise salaries and wages. However, research shows that a competitive benefits plan can play an increasingly vital role … More >>

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DataPath Wins 2019 AVA Digital Award for Employee Engagement Program

DataPath Employee Engagement Program Garners Video Gold Award LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (February 20, 2019) – DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of administration solutions for employer-sponsored healthcare benefit accounts, has won Gold in the 2019 AVA Digital Awards for “Captain Contributor Explains FSAs,” a video produced for its employee engagement program, The Adventures of Captain Contributor. … More >>

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Press Release: DataPath Expands Summit with Direct Billing

DataPath, Inc., a leading developer of technology solutions for benefits administration, announced the launch of direct billing functionality in its cloud-based Summit platform. The enhancement further expands Summit’s billing and benefits administration capabilities, in conjunction with COBRA and retiree billing.

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Infographic: Top Features of Benefits Administration Software

The following infographic outlines the must-have features of benefits administration software for third party benefits administrators. If your solution doesn’t have all of these, it may be time to upgrade. Top Features of Benefits Administration Software Looking to upgrade your employee benefits administration solution? To streamline your workflow and increase the bottom line, look for … More >>

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DataPath Enhances Summit with Retiree Billing

DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based benefits administration solutions, announced a new enhancement to its cloud-based Summit platform. Summit now includes retiree billing functionality, in addition to its expansive abilities to administer COBRA and consumer directed healthcare accounts such as Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts.

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Understanding the HSA Withdrawal Penalty and Other Useful Information

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are a wonderful tool for saving money on medical and healthcare expenses. When you enroll in a qualified high deductible health plan (HDHP) and sign up for an HSA, you contribute pre-tax money into an account – up to $3,500 for individuals and up to $7,000 for families in 2019 – … More >>

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People Like Cartoons! DataPath’s Captain Contributor Featured on ThinkAdvisor

DataPath has recruited ‘Captain Contributor’ to help it explain all of those complicated accounts, and rules. By Allison Bell at ThinkAdvisor U.S. employee benefits rules have turned into such a maze that the complexity is hurting use of flexible spending arrangements (FSAs), health savings accounts (HSAs) and other personal benefits account programs. Employees, meanwhile, are … More >>

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Transparency in healthcare

Transparency in Healthcare and the Rise of Healthcare Consumerism

Most people wouldn’t think of buying an expensive item, such as a car or house, without performing extensive research and price comparisons. Yet, when it comes to healthcare services – a major expense for many – comparison shopping has historically been non-existent. This is due, in part, to a lack of transparency in healthcare. If … More >>

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DataPath Receives Top Honor for Employee Engagement Program Website

DataPath Earns National Recognition for Employee Engagement Website for Healthcare Benefits LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (November 29, 2018) – DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for tax-advantaged benefits administration, was recently awarded a 2018 MarCom Gold Award. The award was issued for CaptainContributor.com, DataPath’s employee engagement and education program website, in the category of … More >>

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2019 FSA Contribution Limits

IRS Announces 2019 FSA Contribution Limit Increase

For individuals and businesses who are in the midst of enrollment season, the IRS has just announced an increase for 2019 FSA contribution limits. The announcement (Revenue Procedure 2018-57), released November 15, 2018, also includes increases for transportation and parking benefits. Generally the IRS announces Flexible Spending Account (FSA) annual limits in October. 2019 FSA … More >>

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Infographic: Open Enrollment Checklist

Facts, Figures & Tips for a Successful Enrollment Process The following infographic provides an overview of facts, figures and tips for employers to have a successful open enrollment process. See below for an open enrollment checklist (click image to view .pdf): Open Enrollment Checklist – Facts, Figures & Tips for a Successful Enrollment Process More … More >>

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DataPath’s Employee Engagement Program Highlighted in Employee Benefit Adviser

Captain Contributor Avenges Workers Wronged by Poor Benefits Planning By Caroline Hroncich at Employee Benefit Adviser When disasters come knocking, Superman or Batman can help save the day. But when benefits problems are on the horizon, Captain Contributor is the superhero employees might want to turn to. A former tax accountant turned superhero (his origin … More >>

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Trump Administration Proposes HRA Expansion

White House Releases New Proposal for HRA Expansion

The Trump administration recently released a proposed rule that, if finalized, would expand access to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). The proposed rule, issued by the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor (DOL), and Treasury, would lift restrictions on the use of employer-sponsored benefit accounts to purchase health insurance on the individual marketplace. The … More >>

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