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Accomplishing Your 2021 Business Goals

Accomplishing Your 2021 Business Goals

We are at that inevitable time of year again where we all set goals for ourselves, our families, our businesses to become better, more healthy, or more profitable. I struggle each year with setting achievable personal goals without allowing the self-doubt to creep into the back of my mind and defeat me before I even start. It goes about the same way for my professional goals as well. The struggle is real and it is everywhere. The bottom line though is that we'd all like to make improvements personally and professionally, no matter the time of year. Many...

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Understanding the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

Understanding the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

It is no surprise that with everything happening in 2020, we would round out the year with more complicated legislation about employee benefits. We are thankful for the folks in Washington who worked diligently to bring the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, to the table. It will extend many of the conditions and modifications we were given in 2020 regarding our FSA and Dependent Care accounts. Now, more than ever, it seems, we Americans need help, and we are relieved that our Congress and President passed the legislation early this week.

Earlier this week, Medcom's Senior Legal Counsel, Michelle Barki,...

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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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Financial Fitness Education

Financial Fitness Education

BIG news for Medcom this week as we launch our new Financial Fitness online learning platform!

Medcom is excited to offer this new finance perk to our HSA and HRA participants, which provides online learning opportunities for investing, saving, and generally growing your wealth. I am not sure about you, but that certainly makes me excited. If there is one thing I am unsure about the most, it is how to invest in my retirement. Granted, I still have several years before that is my reality, but it is never too early to start or too late!<...

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