Benefits Buzz – June 2018

IRS Announces Second Change to HSA Family Contribution Limit Earlier this year, a tax law change for 2018 reduced the health savings account (HSA) contribution limit for individuals with family high deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage from $6,900 to $6,850. On April 26, 2018, the IRS announced that, for 2018, taxpayers with family HDHP coverage…

HR Brief – June 2018

Warm Weather is in the Forecast, Remind Employees About Your Dress Code With warmer weather approaching, the time for summer clothing has arrived. While fashion and dress is a way that many people express themselves and their unique personalities, sometimes the workplace is not an appropriate place for certain clothing styles.   Click Here for…

Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

THE DANGERS OF SMOKELESS TOBACCO Smokeless tobacco is often thought to be safer than smoking, and can even help you quit smoking. The truth is that there is no “safe” kind of tobacco—it is all dangerous to your health, and smokeless tobacco can even get you addicted to smoking instead of helping you quit. Click…

2019 HSA Limits

IRS Announces HSA Limits for 2019 On May 10, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-30 to announce the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2019. These limits include:   Click Here for Article

Healthy Portion Sizes

HEALTHY PORTION SIZES Did you know that in the 1980s, a typical bagel had 140 calories and a 3-inch diameter? Today, a bagel averages 6 inches and is a whopping 350 calories! With 64-ounce fountain drinks, jumbo-size snacks, massive restaurant entrees and the ability to “super-size” fast food for pennies more, it is easy to…

Eat Well Live Well – 2018

Eat Well…Look Swell! Want glowing, vibrant, younger-looking skin? Look no further than your diet. The healthier the foods you put in your body, the better your skin will look on the outside. On the flip side, if you are lacking nutrients essential to healthy skin, it will aggravate conditions such as acne, eczema or psoriasis.…

Swimming Safety 2018

Healthy and Safe Swimming Week (21-25) Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in the United States. Knowing how to swim and following these safety tips will help keep you and your children safe. Explain swimming safety to children when young, and reinforce its importance regularly. Click for Article

2018 HSA Limit for Family Coverage Changed Again

2018 HSA Limit for Family Coverage Changed Again On April 26, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-27 to announce another change to the 2018 the family health savings account (HSA) contribution limit. The new revenue procedure modifies the family HSA contribution change imposed by the March 5th Revenue Procedure 2018-18. Click here for article