Posts in Employee Benefits

  1. PSA in Good Health December Tips

    The holidays are here…and so is the stress! Check out this month’s In Good Health Flyer for tips to help minimize the pressure. For more information, click on the buttons below to download the flyers in English and Spanish, or contact me at Dherndon@psafinancial.com

  2. Federal Agencies Continue Push for Transparency in Health Care Costs (Benefit Minute)

    In response to the Trump Administration Executive Order regarding improving price and quality transparency in American health care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Treasury Department issued final and proposed regulations that impose transparency requirements on hospitals, health insurers, and group health plans as described below.

  3. PSA in Good Health November Tips

    Did you know Flu shots are recommended for everyone ages six months and older? Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer for answers to some of the most common Flu shot FAQs. For more information, click on the buttons below to download the flyers in English and Spanish, or contact me at Dherndon@psafinancial.com

  4. Final Rule on Overtime Eligibility for White Collar Employees (Benefit Minute)

    On September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor revised a regulation issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by updating the salary threshold that applies to the FLSA’s overtime exemption for executive, administrative and professional employees from $455 to $684 per week.  Absent an applicable exemption, an employer is required to pay 1½ times […]

  5. HSA Eligibility & Contributions Reminders (Benefit Minute)

    Individuals enrolled in a qualified high deductible health plan (QHDHP) are generally eligible to contribute to a health savings account (HSA) on a tax favored basis up to limits established by the IRS.  However, certain situations may adversely impact the ability to make an HSA contribution and/or impact the amount that may be contributed.  These […]

  6. PSA in Good Health October Tips

    Knowing Your Health Numbers What does your doctor mean when he/she says you should know your numbers? And why is it important? Check out this month’s In Good Health Tips to find out! For more information, click on the buttons below to download the flyers in English and Spanish, or contact me at Dherndon@psafinancial.com

  7. Protecting Patients from “Surprise Medical Bills” (Benefit Minute)

    Group health plans and insurers may offer in-network benefits only (HMO) or both in-network and out-of-network benefits (PPO).  When an insured patient chooses to use an out-of-network provider, they will generally receive a lesser benefit level and be subject to balance billing since the provider has not agreed to a contracted rate.  For an HMO, […]

  8. PSA in Good Health September Tips

    Find the Motivation to Change Your Life If you are like most people, you have this sense in the back of your mind that you need to make a change. But usually, it seems easier to continue your bad habits than to change. Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer to find the motivation […]

  9. PSA in Good Health August Tips

    Stress Response You undoubtedly face multiple demands each day, such as taking on a huge workload, paying the bills and taking care of your family. Your body treats these so-called minor hassles as threats. As a result, you may feel as if you’re constantly under attack. Check out this month’s In Good Health flyer to […]