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Employee Benefit News for School, City and County Employers

Advantages of Narrow Network Plans

1.5 minute read

As health care costs in the United States continue to rise, its costs are outpacing wages. This makes health care coverage less affordable for many workers. Many employers are...


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1.5 minute read

Your mental health includes how you feel, think, and act. It also includes your social and emotional well-being.

HSA and HDHP Limits Increase for 2024

1 minute read

The IRS recently announced the inflation-adjusted contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) will increase for 2024.


The Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

4 minute read

The stigma associated with mental health affects many who live with mental health challenges. Mental health stigma in the workplace can be harmful and cause organization mental health...


Understanding Minnesota Statute Section 356.24

2 minute read

Many public sector employers in Minnesota may provide an employer contribution to their employee’s deferred compensation 403(b) or 457(b) account. There are a few restrictions that...

The Toll of Medical Debt on U.S. Workers

2.5 minute read

According to a survey of American workers, 37% of employees have medical debt and 32% struggled to pay their medical bills last year. As health care costs rise, so does the number of...

Updated FMLA Poster

.5 minute read

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published an updated Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster for employers to use to meet the law’s workplace posting requirement. The new...

Survey Reveals Work Has Negative Impact on Employee Mental Health

1 minute read

A recent SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) survey found that 1 in 3 U.S. employees say their job has had a negative impact in their health over the past six months. Enhancing...

The Importance of Disability Insurance

4 minute read

Employers have been expanding their voluntary benefit offerings over the past few years to help employees deal with challenges and financial pressures related to COVID-19 and...

FSA Claims Substantiation Requirement

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The IRS released a Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum regarding important reminders about claims substantiation requirements for flexible spending accounts (FSAs). The requirements apply...