March 2018 - Employee Benefits I AP Benefit Advisors

Transitioning to Our New Site

In our March 7th blog we made the exciting announcement that we have changed our name to AP Benefit Advisors, LLC. We can’t thank you enough for all of your support and understanding during this transition! Over the weekend we will be transitioning our old website, www.crawfordadvisors.com, to our new website, www.apbenefitadvisors.com. This means that […]

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AssuredPartners’ HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved Webinar | Onboarding: The Day that Matters Most for Retention and Engagement

Please join AssuredPartners and change communication expert, Kip Soteres, for an HRCI* and SHRM** pre-approved webinar addressing how your onboarding process can improve employee retention and appreciation for your company and its benefits beginning on Day 1. Employees recruited into your company have often been shown the best and brightest face – they are likely […]

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IRS Confirms – Vasectomies Are Not ACA-Preventive Care for HDHPs

With IRS Notice 2018-12, the IRS has clarified that health plans covering male sterilization or male contraceptives without a deductible, or with a deductible below the statutory minimum deductible for high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), are not HDHPs under current IRS guidance regarding requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs). As background, individuals who wish to make […]

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Exciting Announcement – Our Name Change

We are very excited to announce that we are changing our name to AP Benefit Advisors, LLC. As you may recall, in 2014, we were acquired by AssuredPartners, Inc. and our business of developing long lasting relationships and continuing to find the new and innovative solutions to fulfill the specific needs of our clients has […]

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ALERT IRS Reduces HSA Family Contribution Limit for 2018

Late last year, Congress enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Billchttps://www.apbenefitadvisors.com/2017/12/20/us-house-senate-pass-tax-cut-jobs-act-2017/ into law.   One of the changes affecting health and welfare plans is a change to the way the IRS calculates cost of living increases. Specifically, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill legislated that cost of living increases must use “Chained CPI” (a method of […]

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