Guide to Investing Your HSA Account for Growth

The following infographic, “A Guide to Investing Your HSA Account for Growth”, provides an overview on Health Savings Account (HSA) basics. Read below to find out why you should use your HSA for retirement, investment strategies, and more. Guide To Investing Your HSA Account for Growth Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are more than just a … More >>

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HRA FAQs

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) FAQs

A Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) is part of consumer driven healthcare. While HRAs have the same basic legal guidelines as other types of reimbursement accounts, they differ in that they’re funded exclusively by the sponsoring employer. Funding amounts and eligible expenses are unique to each employer.

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Can you have an HRA and HSA at the same time?

Can You Have an HRA and HSA at the Same Time?

Healthcare spending accounts, such as Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), help individuals and families pay for medical expenses. They also provide more control over how and where to pay for those expenses. One frequently asked question is “Can a person have both an HRA and HSA at the same time?”. The … More >>

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The Value of a Consumer Directed Healthcare Account

View the infographic below to discover the value of consumer directed healthcare accounts. The graphic features an overview of HSAs, HRAs, and FSAs, along with other helpful information. What is a Consumer Directed Healthcare Account? A consumer-directed healthcare account is a type of medical savings account that: Three Types of  CDH Accounts 1. Health Savings … More >>

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Millennials and HDHPs

Millennials and HDHPs: A Perfect Fit for Employers and TPAs?

Millennials are younger and tend to be healthier than their Gen X and Baby Boomer peers. Are Millennials and HDHPs with HSAs a good fit for employers and TPAs? A recent study on adults with health insurance shed light on the healthcare spending habits of the up-and-coming Millennial generation. Among the findings are that younger … More >>

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What are FSA Accounts?

Rising healthcare costs have helped spark expansion in consumer-directed healthcare (CDH). In response, many people are more actively managing their healthcare expenses with the help of CDH resources such as Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts (LPFSA). These accounts reduce your tax burden on out-of-pocket healthcare expenses after insurance has paid … More >>

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Summit

DataPath Summit: The Nation’s Best Benefits Administration Platform

DataPath has listened to the needs of TPAs everywhere to design an employee benefits administration platform that is everything they could ever need. From one simple, cloud-based platform, TPAs can now manage FSAs, HRAs, HSAs, Transit Accounts and Benefits Debit Cards from one simple centralized location.

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IRS Guidance Provides Limited Transition Relief

As part of Notice 2015-7, the IRS issued guidance on Feb. 18 providing limited transition relief for certain premium reimbursement plans, including: Individual market premium reimbursement arrangements (PRAs), also known as  employer payment plans as defined in Notice 2013-54; Medicare premium reimbursement arrangements; and, Reimbursement arrangements supplementing Tricare. The relief does not extend to stand-alone HRAs or … More >>

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