IRS Announces Benefit Plan Limits for 2020

The Internal Revenue System (IRS) recently announced the 2020 dollar limits for employee benefits including: High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPS), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Transportation Benefits, and Adoption Assistance. As cost of living expenses continue to rise due to inflation, the IRS annually adjusts contribution limits …

HHS Rescinds Health Plan Identifier (HPID) under HIPAA

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a final rule to rescind the HPID and requirements for its use. What is a HPID? A HPID is a standard, yet unique health plan identifier that is primarily used in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standard transactions. …

Flu Season Is Back. Are You Ready?

It’s that time of year again. Flu season is back, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. As the colder weather begins to settle in and our exposure to germs escalates, it is most important to keep our immune system in check. The more we prioritize our health on a …

Our Strategic Sourcing Strategy Drives Client Success

In 2017 the Creative Benefits team launched a timely campaign, Employer Empowerment. Since the kick-off meeting, in early January, we are ahead of schedule with the successful completion of 3 strategic initiatives aimed to optimize the customer experience and drive desired outcomes. Providing our client stakeholders, the: CFO / Owner HR Director  Employees …