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HDHP vs. PPO

July 26, 2022

When choosing a healthcare plan, you may come across a few options. One of these plans is a high deductible health plan (HDHP). The other is a preferred provider organization (PPO). Employers typically offer both of these options. Each has its pros and cons, which can make deciding between them a challenge. Selecting the right […]

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3 Reasons Outsourcing COBRA Might Be Good for Your Business 

July 19, 2022

COBRA healthcare insurance has detailed requirements and deadlines for employers to manage. Companies administering COBRA must keep records, collect premium payments and notify eligible beneficiaries. Compliance with COBRA can be tricky to achieve, yet it’s essential for avoiding non-compliance penalties and fees. Many companies outsource COBRA administration instead of managing it internally. This solution can […]

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What Is an HSA & How Does It Work?

September 1, 2021

More Americans are starting to use Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to assist with their health care costs. As HSAs gain popularity, you’ll likely want to know if an HSA is right for you, especially if your employer offers an HSA in its benefits package with a Qualified High Deductible Health Plan (QHDHP). Fortunately, understanding HSAs […]

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Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Now Qualifies as a Medical Expense

April 1, 2021

On Friday March 26th, The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released an Announcement 2021-7 that Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) qualifies as medical expenses under section 213(d). These items are now eligible for payment or reimbursement under Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements and Health Savings Accounts. PPE expenses include items such as, but not limited to […]

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New Relief Provisions for FSAs in Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

December 30, 2020

Welcomed Updates Pertaining to Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts Announced  On December 27th, 2020, The President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to fund the government and provide economic relief in response to the pandemic. With this Act comes notable changes to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Dependent Care Accounts (DCAs), which include: Permitting employers […]

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Happy Holidays from The Difference Card!

December 15, 2020

Making a Difference. Giving back to those in need this year. This year, we have decided to give back to people that need it the most- from coast to coast. We are making donations to organizations in need in three of our major markets. On the East Coast: We have donated to a nonprofit organization […]

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Introducing Health Savings Accounts from The Difference Card!

October 21, 2020

Super savings with a Difference Card HSA! The combination of an HSA + The Difference Card is a powerful healthcare tool. With a Difference Card HSA, you can stack multiple benefits onto ONE CARD. Difference Card members can use their card to spend HSA funds, LPFSA funds and employer funded dollars- all with the swipe […]

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Virtual Open Enrollment is easy with The Difference Card!

August 25, 2020

Digital Member Education It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! This year, we are meeting our members where they are: at home. We are rolling out three new tools to help our clients onboard new employees to The Difference Card. 1. Open Enrollment Meetings hosted via Zoom Virtual open enrollment meetings will be hosted through […]

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Difference Card Creates All-Star Revenue Management Team to Boost Growth and Increase Retention

July 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EB Employee Solutions, LLC The Difference Card 245 Main Street | Suite 605 White Plains, NY 10601 888.343.2110 Difference Card Creates All-Star Revenue Management Team to Boost Growth and Increase Retention Top Sales Leaders promoted to newly created positions as Difference Card ramps-up nationwide expansion plan. White Plains, NY – EB Employee Solutions, […]

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