Partner Marketing Programs Can Affect a TPA’s Ability to Control Costs and Successfully Grow Business LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 17, 2018) — When third-party administrators (TPAs) evaluate potential benefits administration platforms, one frequently overlooked part of the selection process is the platform provider’s partner marketing program. A new white paper from DataPath, Inc., a leading … More >>
Employee benefits strategies are rapidly changing in response to the constantly evolving work environment. Increasingly, employers are taking a closer look at their benefit plans to see if they still align with the demands of today’s workforce. Historically, employee benefits strategies have focused mainly on traditional healthcare and retirement offerings. But todays employees – especially … More >>
DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based benefits administration solutions, recently released new materials for its award-winning employee education and engagement program, The Adventures of Captain Contributor. The new materials include second edition comic books, videos, and fact sheets for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two new bills that could have a significant impact on who qualifies for HSAs and how they are used. Both bills – H.R. 6199 and H.R. 6311 – were backed by the Republican Party, and both received crossover support from Democrats, allowing them to pass by significant majorities. … More >>
DataPath Wins Second NHIA Award for Captain Contributor Employee Education, Engagement Program Little Rock, Ark. (September 11, 2018) – DataPath, Inc., a leading national provider of technology solutions for benefits administration, is the recipient of the 2018 National Health Information Awards’ (NHIA) Bronze Award for its employee education and engagement program, The Adventures of Captain … More >>
A Section 125 Cafeteria Plan is an employer-sponsored benefits plan that lets employees pay for certain qualified medical expenses – such as health insurance premiums – on a pre-tax basis. It’s called a “cafeteria plan” because, like walking through a cafeteria and selecting various dishes to eat, employees can choose the types of healthcare options … More >>
DataPath keeps the needs of third party administrators (TPAs) top of mind when developing and updating employee benefits administration platforms like Summit. In this whitepaper, DataPath examines how communication breakdowns and unsynchronized data can degrade the TPA-client relationship; cost TPAs, employers, and employees time and money; and cause administrative headaches through redundant fees and duplicate workflows. The white paper also discusses technological solutions that allow TPAs greater flexibility, reduced costs, streamlined processes and confident compliance.
Mental health currently represents one of the biggest healthcare challenges in the United States. It is estimated that: One out of every five adults in the U.S. experiences a mental illness at some point in their lives Nearly 10 million adults live with a serious mental illness One-half of all chronic mental illnesses begin by … More >>
American businesses lose billions of dollars every year due to employees missing work due to physical sickness and mental health issues. Many businesses also deal with the practice of absenteeism – employees missing work on a regular basis without good reason. But increasingly, research is showing that presenteeism can cost businesses far more if they … More >>
Are you an employer or HR? Chances are you have Millennial employees on your staff. The following infographic provides you with valuable information about this demographic, and how you can engage your Millennial employees in health benefits. (Click to enlarge) 8 Ways to Engage Your Millennial Employees in Health Benefits Millennials in the Workplace: 52 … More >>
Health Savings Accounts are increasing in popularity due to participants’ ability to reduce healthcare expenses, save on taxes, and put additional money aside for retirement. HSAs have been available since 2005, and people have many questions about how to qualify for an account, what expenses are eligible, how to open an account, and other Health Savings Account FAQs. Here’s what you need to know about these powerful tax-advantaged tools.
DataPath, Inc. Honored with Gold Award for The Adventures of Captain Contributor Little Rock, AR, June 21, 2018 – DataPath, Inc., a leading national provider of healthcare benefits administration solutions, has been chosen for the 2018 Digital Health Gold Award by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC). DataPath was honored in the Web-Based Digital Health … More >>
Personalized Service, Client Education Stand Out for Eagle Ridge Services Located in Sioux City, Iowa, Eagle Ridge Services provides employer benefit plan administration services to brokers, agents and employers. Their services range from Section 125 Cafeteria Plans and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to self-funded plans, Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), COBRA administration and more. With over … More >>
2019 HSA contribution limits, out-of-pocket expense limits, and HDHP minimum deductibles were announced by the IRS in Revenue Procedure 2018-30. Health Savings Account owners will see an increase in contribution limits and out-of-pocket expense limits. The new amounts go into effect January 1, 2019.