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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.