Category: Broker Information

Are You What Your Client Looks For In a Broker?

Do you know what your HR clients are looking for in a broker? We know employers are looking for more from their agents. While employers continue to rely on insurance agents for expert insurance provider advice, they are now looking for more help navigating the ever-changing workplace and shifting employee needs in order to create their own niche in their industry.

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Breaking It Down: Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Understanding Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRAs) You may have heard of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) before. These are employer-sponsored savings accounts that reimburse you for certain medical expenses. An individual coverage HRA (ICHRA) is similar—it uses funds from your employer to help pay for certain medical expenses. However, there are some important features of […]

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PPE Expenses Are Reimbursable Under Health FSAs, HRAs and HSAs

PPE Are Deductible Medical Expenses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have purchased masks or personal protective equipment (PPE) for the purpose of preventing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Now, according to a recent announcement from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), those PPE purchases may be deductible from your income for tax purposes and […]

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Preparing For Open Enrollment In This Second Pandemic Year

Will Remote Workers Affect Open Enrollment? Open enrollment will be here before you know it—and it’ll likely differ than those held in years past, especially for remote employees. Benefit offerings may be changing, and you may be enrolling virtually as a remote employee. As such, it’s essential to come prepared. To avoid last-minute headaches, familiarize […]

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