News & Alerts

  • 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...
  • The Obama administration has released an online resource center for businesses with questions regarding healthcare reform. Click here to visit the resource center, where you will be prompted to answer three questions about your business. Upon...
  • In an effort to keep our clients and partners informed about the latest compliance updates as they pertain to the recent DOMA ruling and the decision to delay enforcement of the employer mandate, we'd like to offer some additional details and...
  • Speaking on behalf of the Obama administration, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur announced yesterday that the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate, which would have required employers with 50 or more full-time employees (or the...
  • In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), thereby ruling that same-sex married couples are entitled to the same benefits under federal law that go to all other married couples....
  • Last week, the IRS released the 2014 limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). The new limits are as follows:Minimum Annual Deductible for High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs)Single - $1,250 (no change from 2013)Family - $2,500 (no change from...
  • FRISCO, Texas--February 25, 2013-–AmeriFlex, one of the nation's leading administrative service providers, announced today the launch of its new Workforce solution, a Web-based workforce management platform designed to help employers reduce costs...
  • William Short, AmeriFlex President and CEO, was recently honored with the CEO Leadership Award by the Institute for Healthcare Consumerism (IHC), as part of its sixth annual Healthcare Consumerism Awards. The awards are designed to "recognize...
  • Last week, the IRS announced annual inflation adjustments for the 2013 tax year, leading to new monthly limits for both parking and transit benefits.For 2013, the monthly limit for parking and transit is increased to $245/month, up from the...
  • Last week, President Obama signed into law the American Tax Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), preserving many federal income tax provisions that were due to expire on January 1, 2013. At the same time, ATRA does make some changes to other provisions that...
  • 2013 Transit Limits | 01.03.2013
    Late on Tuesday, the House of Representatives approved the Senate's "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012," which includes a number of tax provisions intended to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."The Act includes a "parity" provision for transit...
  • AmeriFlex General Counsel Roger Abramson discusses how the election results will impact the future of PPACA. Click here to read the full article.