FARGO, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Healthcare Trends Institute, an educational platform for employers, consumers, and stakeholders throughout the healthcare benefits continuum, has announced a new webcast to highlight the results of a recent study on employer preferences regarding flexible spending accounts, as well as a success story shared by co-presenter BeneFLEX HR Resources.
Flexible Spending Account Trends for 2015, scheduled for Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. CDT, will share the results of and insights from a survey conducted by the Healthcare Trends Institute in the winter of 2014 on the decisions that employers have made about their flexible spending account offerings and their plans for the future.
Moderated by Tiffany Wirth, Flexible Spending Account Trends for 2015 will feature panelists Chris Byrd, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Evolution1, and Mark Schmersahl, Vice President of BeneFLEX HR Resources discussing trends, insights, and success stories in flexible spending account implementation.
“Since the IRS announced the changes to the flexible spending rule in the fall of 2013, employers have been weighing the benefits of both rollover and grace period options,” said Tiffany Wirth, Executive Director of the Healthcare Trends Institute. “This webcast will answer questions for those still on the fence in the carryover vs. grace period dilemma.”
Flexible Spending Account Trends for 2015 is free to both members and non-members of the Healthcare Trends Institute, and those interested can register here.
Attendees of this July 16 event will also receive a complimentary copy of the 2015 Flexible Spending Account Benchmark Study.
About the Healthcare Trends Institute
The Healthcare Trends Institute is an educational platform to help employers, third-party administrators, health plans, brokers, banks, payroll providers, consumers, and other stakeholders keep up with the rapidly changing healthcare benefits industry. It covers a range of topics related to the administration and management of healthcare benefits, including defined contribution, health exchanges, insurance, legislation, and more.
Healthcare Trends Institute programs include an educational web series, an annual awards program, newsletters, training programs, a resource library, a real-time health exchange infographic, and more. To ensure all content and programs achieve the highest level of quality and relevancy, the Institute is guided by an Editorial Advisory Board comprising of subject-matter experts that represent diverse aspects and perspectives within the healthcare benefits industry. The Institute is sponsored by Evolution1, the nation’s largest electronic payment, on-premise, and cloud computing consumer-driven healthcare solution. More information is available at www.HealthcareTrendsInstitute.org.