New FSA and HSA Materials for Captain Contributor

DataPath Publishes New FSA and HSA Materials for Captain Contributor

DataPath, Inc. Publishes New Materials for Award-Winning Benefits Education and Engagement Program Little Rock, Ark. (September 25, 2018) – 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, … More >>

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House of Representatives passed H.R. 6311

How H.R. 6199 and H.R. 6311 Could Affect Your HSA

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 >>

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DataPath Wins Second NHIA Award for Captain Contributor

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 >>

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Section 125 Cafeteria Plan

What is a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan?

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 >>

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White Paper: How TPAs Can Boost Profits and Balance Their Workload Through Platform Efficiency

As new technologies emerge, TPAs who offer both CDH account and COBRA administration should continually evaluate their day-to-day business operations to reduce costs through greater efficiency. Improvements in technology give rise to numerous opportunities for cost reduction, but they also introduce important questions that must be addressed. For example, is relying on two or more … More >>

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Treating Mental Health with a CDH Account

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 >>

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Presenteeism in the workplace

Presenteeism in the Workplace – What is it and How to Address it

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 >>

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DataPath Chief Marketing Officer to Participate on ECFC Panel

DataPath’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bo Armstrong, will participate at the 31st ECFC Annual Symposium in a panel discussion on the use of technology with consumer engagement and consumer directed health care accounts. The Symposium, taking place August 7-9 in La Jolla, California, is the premier networking and professional development event for employers, plan sponsors, third party … More >>

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8 Ways to Engage Your Millennial Employees in Health Benefits

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 >>

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Health Savings Account FAQs

Health Savings Account FAQs

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 … More >>

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Does Medicare Enrollment Impact My HSA Eligibility?

Does Medicare Enrollment Impact My HSA Eligibility? and Other HSA Questions

For people enrolled in an HDHP and have (or are considering) an HSA, some commonly asked questions include “Does Medicare Enrollment Impact My HSA Eligibility?” For answers to this question and others, see below. Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs, offer today’s healthcare consumers who are enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) a tax-advantaged tool … More >>

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2019 HSA Contribution Limits

2019 HSA Contribution Limits, HDHP Deductibles, and More Announced by the IRS

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. 2019 HSA Contribution Limits HSA owners will see an increase in … More >>

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DataPath Whitepaper on TPAs Succeeding with HSAs Featured in Benefits Pro

Are HSAs worth the effort for TPAs? Despite the growing popularity of HSAs, third-party administrators remain cautious, unsure whether HSAs can be profitable. By Katie Kuehner-Hebert HSA administration is more scalable than the management of flexible savings accounts, as HSA administrators can dedicate fewer resources to such personnel and hardware. As the explosive growth of … More >>

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HSAs and Workplace Wellness

HSAs and Workplace Wellness

For companies that are looking to reduce their healthcare costs and help deliver a better quality of life to their employees, a workplace wellness program coupled with an HSA-eligible HDHP could be the solution. Employers offer workplace wellness programs to help employees make better lifestyle choices and improve their health. Part of a broader movement … More >>

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