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May
11
2018 HSA Limit for Family Coverage Changed Again
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On April 26, 2018, the IRS announced that, for 2018, taxpayers with family high deductible health plan (HDHP) coverage may treat $6,900 as the annual contribution limit to their health savings accounts (HSAs).  The IRS has now decided to allow taxpayers with family HDHP coverage to use the original $6,900 limit for HSA contributions for 2018, without facing excess contribution penalties. Employers with HDHPs may want to inform their employees about the HSA contribution limit change for family…

Apr
02
IBXpress Portal - Enrollment Transaction Issue Resolved!
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Independence Blue Cross is pleased to announce that the Employer Portal issue has been successfully resolved. The portal is fully operational and primary/producing agents and customers may now process enrollment transactions.

The Employer Portal login page currently reflects the following message for all users:
Good news! Customers may now resume use of the Employer Portal for processing transactions. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

Thank you…

Apr
07
Office Schedule: Early Closing on 4/7/14
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Please be advised that due to a company-wide event, Brown & Brown Consulting, will be closing today at 3:00pm.
We plan to open for normal business hours on Tuesday, 4/8/14.
Thank you for your cooperation, business and partnership!

Oct
17
PA Governor Corbett Signs Bill Reauthorizing CHIP
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Yesterday, Governor Tom Corbett signed House bill 108, which reauthorizes the CHIP program through 12/31/2015 and eliminates the program’s 6 month waiting period for some uninsured children, allowing for timelier access to benefits for new CHIP participants.

Read the entire release:
PA Update: Corbett signs House bill 108, reauthorizing CHIP through 12/31/15 and eliminating 6 month waiting period
http://www.consultbb.dreamhosters.com/docs/PA_update_-_CHIP_waiting_period_lifted.pdf

Jul
16
We are Moving!!
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We are Moving!!

Please be advised that effective July 22, 2013, our office is moving to the following location:
The Curtis Center
601 Walnut Street
Suite 805
Philadelphia, PA 19106
*All contact emails and phone numbers will not be changing!

PLEASE NOTE: On Friday, July 19th, we will be shutting down our internet and phone access at 1:00pm in preparation for the move. No one will have access to any email or voicemail until Monday morning, so please be…