How to avoid tick-borne illnesses this spring

23 Mar

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The first day of spring is Monday, March 20, and with it comes a whole new slate of potential health concerns that you and your family must be mindful of during this time of year. [More]

March FSA Mailbag: Your top Learning Center questions answered!

20 Mar

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Each month, we receive hundreds of great questions from our customers about everything relating to FSAs in our FSA Learning Center. [More]

5 anti-allergy life hacks to get you through spring

16 Mar

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Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? If so, then you know that the first several weeks of spring can be the most trying time for allergy sufferers. [More]

5 FSA eligible eye care expenses for Save Your Vision Month

11 Mar

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Each year, the American Optometric Association sponsors Save Your Vision Month, which is held each March to promote the importance of regular, comprehensive eye care from a doctor of optometry.  [More]

5 ways to adjust quickly to Daylight Savings Time (DST)

10 Mar

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On Sunday, March 12, 2017, arrives Daylight Savings Time (DST), a day that welcomes longer days of sunlight but will rob you of an hour of sleep when we turn the clocks forward. [More]

What is an FSA “run-out” period?

9 Mar

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During the early part of the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan year, you will hear plenty of terms being thrown around like “grace period” or “rollover,” but one term that is constantly misunderstood is the FSA “run-out” period. [More]

The OTC drug prescription (Rx) requirement explained

7 Mar

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The OTC drug prescription (Rx) requirement explained

 

Whether you’re a flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA) user, you may have noticed a change over the past several years regarding the purchase of over-the-counter medications with your benefits. [More]

Improve your sleep cycle during National Sleep Awareness Week

6 Mar

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National Sleep Awareness Week (March 5-12, 2017) is held each year by the National Sleep Foundation in anticipation of Daylight Savings Time (March 12, 2017). [More]

What OTC pain reliever should I use?

3 Mar

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Whether it’s a headache, muscle ache or another form of acute or chronic pain, when discomfort arises most of us will reach for the nearest pain reliever without giving much thought to which one we’re taking. [More]

3 important questions to ask before the 3/15 Grace Period deadline

1 Mar

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It’s Grace Period season! If you have a flexible spending account (FSA) with the deadline extension of a 2.5 month grace period and your FSA ended 12/31/16, you have an additional two and a half months to spend down the remainder of your 2016 funds on qualifying products and services. [More]