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The Earth Charter Webinar Series

The Earth Charter Webinar Series

Over the past two weeks, Medcom has been releasing each session of the Earth Charter Webinar Series. The Series is meant to not only spread the positive and connecting message of the Earth Charter and its four pillars but to also hear about them from thought leaders around the world.

Session 1, Introduction

Earth Charter International is an organization that cultivates a global network of people creating enthusiastic local action to make the world a better place. ECI also offers a globally renowned education center that teaches online and in-person classes about leadership, sustainability, and ethics....

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2021 Benefit Limits Announced

2021 Benefit Limits Announced

The Internal Revenue Service released new 2021 benefit limits on October 27. The annual inflation adjustments show more than 60 tx provisions for the new year. However, several employee benefit limitation amounts will remain the same for 2021. We are here to provide a list of changes and a list of what will stay the same.

2021 Tax Limit Changes: The adoption credit, or the amount excluded for adoption assistance, allowed for an adoption of a child with special needs increase to $14,440. The amount for employee health insurance expenses of small employers increases to $27,800 (used for the tax credit). Limitation regarding eligible long-term...

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CDHP Basics: FSAs and HSAs

CDHP Basics: FSAs and HSAs

Offering employees attractive benefits is a great way to improve engagement and retention. For example, FSAs and HSAs are healthcare plans that cover medically-related expenses not included under a traditional health plan. However, many people do not know what is included in an HSA or FSA. Before I became an employee at Medcom Benefits, I had no idea what they were either! 

Do you know the difference between an HSA and FSA?

Both HSAs and FSAs allow people with health insurance to set aside money for health care costs, including deductibles, copayments and...

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Halloween in 2020

Halloween in 2020

Halloween may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not preparing the same way! I’m watching scary movies, struggling over what I’ll dress up as, and eating too much candy. And yes, I do have a costume for my dog before I have one for myself.

My point is, Halloween may have fewer spooky punch bowls and fewer trick-or-treaters this year, but that’s okay. I’m still excited for all hallows eve. The Coronavirus still weighs heavy on our minds, as...

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