Internal Revenue Service Notice 2020-33

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued IRS Notice 2020-33 (Notice) that increases the limit for unused health flexible spending account (health FSA) carryover amounts from $500 to a maximum of $550 (carried over from a 2020 plan year to a 2021 plan year), as adjusted annually for inflation. Notice 2020-33 also clarifies the ability of …

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Internal Revenue Service Notice 2020-29

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued IRS Notice 2020-29 (Notice) that provides increased flexibility for making mid-year elections or changes under a Section 125 cafeteria plan during calendar year 2020 related to employer-sponsored health coverage, health flexible spending arrangements (health FSAs), and dependent care assistance programs (DCAPs). This notice also provides increased flexibility with respect …

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May is Mental Health Month

COVID-19’s impact has created additional anxiety for those with existing mental health challenges, as well as effecting people without previous struggles. When employees don’t feel safe, supported, or emotionally/financially secure, it’s difficult to be effective on the job, wherever that may be. Our data has shown that on average, 20-25% of employees suffer from depression …

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COVID-19 Employee Wellbeing Recommendations

LHD has developed recommended strategies to support your population health and wellbeing initiative right now. Download the strategy document here.              TAKE ACTION Direct employees and members to proactively schedule their annual physical & reserve their spot during the inevitable July-October rush. Remind them to schedule dental cleanings as well! …

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