News & Alerts

  • Paybefore Awards, the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry, has selected AmeriFlex as a 2015 winner in the "Best Benefits Delivery" category. Selected for its innovative Living...
  • As its last major piece of business before closing up shop for good, the 113rd Congress passed (and President Obama is expected to sign) the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, which, among many other things, restores so-called "transit...
  • The results are in...AmeriFlex is a proud recipient of the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE award from LiveHelpNow for seven consecutive months! Starting in May of this year, AmeriFlex was eligible to participate in the Challenge sponsored by...
  • Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of Labor (DOL) jointly issued more guidance making very clear that employer payment plans designed to reimburse employees...
  • The Internal Revenue Service has announced the following updated benefit plan limits for 2015.Commuter PlansTransit limits remain unchanged for 2015, with the monthly parking limit remaining at $250 and the mass transit limit remaining at $130....
  • AmeriFlex was honored this week with two industry awards: "Most Innovative TPA" (from the Institute for Healthcare Consumerism), and "TPA Offering the Most Comprehensive Service" (from Benefits Selling magazine's annual "Readers' Choice" awards)....
  • In late 2013, the IRS gave employers a gift by issuing Notice 2013-71, which eliminates the long-lamented use-it-or-lose-it provision for health FSAs. Employers can now make a simple plan amendment and allow employees to roll up to $500 over from...
  • We are excited to launch our official application, the AFC Portal Mobile App!It’s here! The AFC Portal mobile app is free and is a valuable new feature of our flexible benefit offering that gives members immediate access to their...
  • THE RESULTS ARE IN . . .AmeriFlex is a proud recipient of the BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE award from LiveHelpNow for three consecutive months! Starting in May of this year, AmeriFlex was eligible to participate in the Challenge sponsored by...
  • For 2015, IRS has adjusted certain dollar limits with regard to HSAs to account for inflation. Presently (for 2014), the HSA dollar limits are as follows:HDHP minimum deductible (individual/family): $1,250/$2,500HDHP maximum out-of-pocket (...
  • Released on September 13, 2013, IRS Notice 2013-54 addresses the viability of individual health insurance plans as a tax-advantaged employee benefit under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Unfortunately, the news was not good for employers wanting to...
  • Some of our members and clients have inquired as to the security of AmeriFlex servers in light of the so-called "Heartbleed" bug: a vulnerability in certain servers that can potentially expose users to data theft. AmeriFlex became aware of the...
  • On Monday, President Obama signed into law the "Protecting Access to Medicare Act." Part of the new law effectively repeals one of the Affordable Care Act's most onerous provisions, which prohibited so-called "small groups" (mostly groups with...
  • The Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (ECFC) announced last week that William Short, AmeriFlex president and CEO, has been named chairman of the Board. Click here to read the full release.
  • Do you have a quick compliance question?  Visit our Compliance FAQ Center to get guidance on our most frequently asked questions regarding Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, and COBRA...
  • As we announced last week, the "use it or lose it" provision for health FSAs has been modified to allow for a limited rollover of up to $500. Effective immediately, employers may opt to enable the rollover in lieu of a grace period for health FSA...
  • We're excited to announce that for the eighth year, AmeriFlex was named as the "TPA Providing the Most Comprehensive Service" in Benefits Selling magazine's annual "Readers' Choice" awards. We're honored to have been selected, and would like to...
  • Yesterday, the Department of Treasury announced a major policy change that will impact Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plans. In what is being hailed as a hugely positive development for administrators, employers, and FSA participants, the...
  • Can FSAs modify health care spending habits? Check out this article from AmeriFlex COO Bart McCollum, published in the September issue of Employee Benefit Adviser magazine. 
  • AmeriFlex will be conducting some scheduled server maintenance this weekend that will cause the ePOP Portal to be temporarily unavailable. The epopdocs.com site will shut down effective 10 pm CT this Friday, August 30, and will be back up and...