Wellness and Population Health Management

Legal Alert: IRS Increases Health FSA Contribution Limit for 2019, Adjusts Other Benefit Limits

By Benefit Advisors Network - November 19, 2018

On November 15, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Revenue Procedure 2018-57, which raises the health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) salary reduction contribution limit by $50 to $2,700 for plan years beginning in 2019. The Revenue Procedure also contains the cost-of-living adjustments that apply to dollar limitations in certain sections of the Internal Revenue [Read More]

Hypertension Redefined

By Bruce Campbell - January 16, 2018

Implications for Brokers and Employers Background:  Clinical Factors Prehypertension and Hypertension (“HTN”) are important issues for health plans, providers, and individuals.  Because of high prevalence, the potential for dangerous costly complications, and the availability of effective treatments, HTN has been an important “target” for guideline development. Key facts illustrating the importance of HTN for costs [Read More]