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NBS Announces Enhancements to Flexible Benefit Systems

National Benefit Services (NBS) is excited to announce upcoming enhancements to its flexible benefit systems on September 1st of this year! Some of the new tools include: Mobile App for Participants View up-to-date balances Submit claims right from your smart phone Receive alerts concerning your benefit accounts New and easy to use NBS web portal as the Plan Sponsor Interact…

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What do I do with the rebate check for employee health insurance?

If you have already renewed your group health insurance plan in 2014, you may have received a premium *rebate check for employee premiums. If your company pays 100% for all employee and all dependent premiums, then the company can keep the rebate (although it must be used toward the benefit of those enrolled in the health plan). However, if employees…

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Intermountain Healthcare’s “Health Hub” App is Here

  Members now have access to manage their health on their mobile device. Download Intermountain Healthcare’s new consumer-facing mobile app on the iTunes App Store or Google Play to get an easy tool to manage your health and simplify your entire healthcare experience. Here are some features and benefits the new app gives you: InstaCare and KidsCare: Find InstaCare urgent…

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The Economic Impact of Obamacare

How the ACA will Affect Jobs, Employers The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Report On February 4, 2014, the Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan agency that conducts impartial analysis of Congressional budgetary issues, released their annual report of the economic outlook from 2014-2024. Since the CBO releases reports regularly, it seems odd that this report would generate so much media attention….

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FSA Rollover Q&A

In December, 2013, the IRS announced that Flexible Spending Plans could allow participants to roll over up to $500 of contributions to the following year. ISIhr announced that this change will take place automatically with our plan, and will apply to 2013 participants. Here is some further clarification on that announcement: Question: I had a balance that should have rolled over…

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