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December 2010

Section 125 Plan Common Questions: Administration

When can an employee change his or her elections within a Section 125 plan?

Under a Section 125 (or cafeteria) plan, participant elections generally must be irrevocable until the beginning of the next plan year. However, when a participant experiences one of several specific recognized events, he or she may be permitted to make a change in election that is consistent with the event.

Changes to Qualified Medical Expenses for Health Spending Accounts

The health care reform legislation brings changes to what is considered a qualified medical expense for reimbursement purposes from FSAs, HSAs, HRAs and Archer MSAs starting on Jan. 1, 2011.

Live Well, Work Well – December 2010

Get a Head Start on Your new Year’s Resolution
Yes, it’s only December, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get an early start on your New Year’s resolution. If you start implementing some good habits now, it will be much easier for you to maintain them when January rolls around. Here are some good starting points for resolutions:

Remove one bad item from your diet entirely.

Newsletter – December 2010

BenefitsBuzz
 
Did You Know?
The U.S. Department of Labor recently released a new online toolkit to guide employers through the process of hiring veterans.

This free toolkit includes a six-step process to help businesses design a veteran hiring initiative, including recruiting tips, creating a welcoming and accommodating work environment, additional resources and more.

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