1. If the cost charged for benefits increases, a change can be to:
- Make a corresponding increase
- Revoke the election
2. Change in Service Provider -
a. Terminating a provider and hiring a new provider, then a change is allowed to reflect the cost of the new provider
b. Terminating a provider because a relative becomes available to take care of the child at no charge, then an election can be cancelled
For voluntary removal from group plan.
There is a letter for an employee who is still working the required number of hours to be eligible for the group, are enrolled, but decide to remove themselves and/or dependents off a plan. An example includes a member moving to their spouses plan. This is a voluntary removal from the group plan and does not allow a member to continue the benefits through COBRA.
Did you know that you can use your FSA benefits for massages? If you need a massage to treat a medical condition such as back pain, a pulled muscle or any other issue, you can visit a Licensed Massage Therapist and use your benefits card to pay!
Is chocolate good for you? Yes! The health benefits of chocolate are many... assuming we're talking about the same thing, that is. I'm talking about chocolate in its purest form - as close to the bean as you can get. If you want me to tell you a Milky Way bar is good for you, I'm afraid you're going to be disappointed.
If your cosmetic surgery is for the treatment of disease, or "treatment affecting any structure or function of the body", it is an eligible expense. Please check out this link
for more information, you may also "Read More" to see what the IRS
has to say!
Medicare is tricky when it comes to COBRA, be sure to note the 36 months a dependent is allowed to continue their benefits. There are several events that can cause workers and their family members to lose group health coverage which may result in the right to COBRA Coverage. Click Read More to see the list of qualifying events:
The world of "maybe" with FSA Eligible Expenses can be frustrating. Certain expenses, like sunglasses, can be eligible if they have a doctor's prescription. If you are not sure, check out out list of eligible expenses within our FAQ