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Legislation
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Axne, Balderson Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Give Families Access to Unused Savings »
https://axne.house.gov/media/press-releases/axne-balderson-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-give-families-access-unused &n...
Saturday, December 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Trump Signs Bill Funding Government and Repealing the Cadillac Tax »
Last evening, President Trump signed into law two “minibus” spending bills that will keep the government open and include...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Thanks Congress, Administration for Repeal of the Cadillac Tax »
December 18, 2019 04:22 PM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- ECFC , the leading nonprofi...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Relief for Tax Exempt Entities Providing Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits »
Included in the spending bills that Congress is considering this week is relief from a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cadillac Tax Repeal Is Included in Year-End Spending Bill »
Today, Congress will begin consideration of year-end spending packages providing funding for the government.  A...

Regulation
Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Submits Comments to Treasury Department on Modification of the FSA Carryover Rule »
President Trump issued an Executive Order in June, which included a directive that the Treasury Department review the FSA...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS and Treasury Release Proposed Regulations to Assist in Implementation of Individual Coverage HRA »
On June 14, 2019, The Departments of Labor, Health and Human and Services and Treasury (the “Agencies”) issued final regul...
Friday, September 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FBI Releases an Intelligence Bulletin Outlining Methods Used to Commit Fraud Against HSAs »
Several HSA service providers (including some ECFC members) have become victims of fraud relating to the establishment of...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New IRS Guidance Lists Additional Low-Cost Medicines and Services That Can Be Treated as Preventive »
Today, pursuant to last month’s Executive Order by President Trump on medical price transparency, the Treasury Department...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Trump Issues Executive Order on Medical Price Transparency That Also Addresses HSA and FSA »
On Monday, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled "Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Health...

ECFC in the News
Tuesday, July 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Hosts First Virtual Symposium »
Read the BusinessWire press release here
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FSA Changes Expand Health Spending Options During Pandemic »
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/nbc-5-responds/fsa-changes-expand-health-spending-options-during-pandemic/2397786/
Thursday, May 7, 2020
When Employees Can - and Can't - Change Benefit Plan Contributions »
SHRM, Featuring William Sweetnam, Jr., ECFC Legislative and Technical Director When Employees Can- and Can't-Change Be...
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Welcomes New Board of Director Members With 39th Annual Conference on Horizon »
February 20, 2020 08:31 AM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- ECFC , the leading nonprofit...
Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Names Christa Day as New Executive Director »
ECFC , the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, announced today that Christa Day has be...