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Legislation
Saturday, September 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House of Representatives to Consider Bill to Delay the Cadillac Tax »
  On Friday, the Rules Committee of the House of Representatives announced that next week they would consider H.R...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Consumer Directed Health Account Bill »
Late Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed legislation benefiting consumer-directed health accounts, pa...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House of Representatives to Consider Health Care Related Bills Next Week »
Yesterday, ECFC sent  a letter  to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, urging the immediat...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ways and Means Reports Out Eleven Health Care Bills After a Two-Day Markup »
Late  Thursday  afternoon, the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives favorably reported...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Sends Letter of Support to House Ways and Means Committee Chair Brady »
The Ways and Means Committee  is  scheduled to begin a review of almost a dozen bills today, many could impa...

Regulation
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS, DOL and IRS Issue Final Regulations on Short-term, Limited Duration Health Insurance. »
Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (I...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOL Issues Final Rule on Association Health Plans »
Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) released a final new rule for association health plans (AHPs).  AHPs are gr...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
SEC Issues Investor Bulletin for HSAs »
The Office of Investor Education and Advocacy in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently issued an ...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Releases 2019 Limits for HSAs »
Today the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-30 which provides the 2019 inflation-adjusted amounts for high deductible...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
IRS Provides Relief from Decrease in Maximum Annual HSA Contribution »
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill enacted late last year changed in the way the IRS was to calculate cost-of-living increases.&nb...

ECFC in the News
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Kicks Off 2018 Annual Symposium with New Website »
WASHINGTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- ECFC , the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions,  ...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Submits Testimony to House Subcommittee on the Benefits of Consumer-Directed Health Plans »
WASHINGTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- ECFC , the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, t...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flexible Compensation Specialist (FCS) and Certified in Flexible Compensation (CFC) Webinar Series »
Back by popular demand, ECFC is offering a “teach-to-the-test” webinar series on Wednesdays of the month, starting April 1...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Speakers ECFC Annual Symposium 2018 »
This summer ECFC’s Annual Symposium heads to La Jolla, CA. Join us August 7-9, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Avent...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFC Kicks Off 37th Annual Conference on Congressional Efforts for Healthcare Consumerism »
ECFC , the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, today announced its 37 th  Annual...