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IRS Issues 2018 HSA Contribution Limits

HSA CONTRIBUTIONS. IRS ANNOUNCES 2018 LIMITS. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the 2018 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Contribution limits, minimum deductibles, and the maximum for out-of-pocket expenses all go up next... read more

PCORI Fee

What is the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee? PCORI, or Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, was created by the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) to support clinical effectiveness and is funded in part by fees paid by... read more

21st Century Act

President Obama signed H.R. 34, which includes a variety of healthcare provisions, including the 21st Century Cures Act and an HRA provision for eligible small employers. Below are bullet points of the law. To view OCA’s formal white paper, please click here.... read more

2017 FSA Limit

2017 Health FSA Contribution Limit Rises to $2,600 For the taxable years beginning in 2017, the dollar limitation under § 125(i) on voluntary employee salary reductions for contributions to health flexible spending arrangements is $2,600. A health FSA is a program... read more

Introducing ClaimsExpress…

ClaimsExpress™ automates the employee claim filing experience! Employees can significantly reduce or even eliminate the need to file paperwork to seek reimbursement or substantiate card transactions! Yes!  No more submitting claims! Signing up is easy! Employees log... read more

FSA Store

FSAStore.com is the one-stop destination for Flexible Spending Accounts. With three main channels in their website, they help make purchasing FSA/HSA eligible items, finding local and eligible physicians, and answering the many questions that come along with having a... read more

O.C.A. Job Posting

Looking for a career opportunity? At O.C.A. Benefit Services, we look to build a strong working environment where our employees feel valued, challenged, motivated, while always maintaining that “family” atmosphere. We offer a complete benefit package with... read more

O.C.A./APEHP MEWA Partnership

The O.C.A./APEHP MEWA partnership includes administrative services for:   HRA’s and FSA’s- Set up and Renewal fee of $250 per group. No additional fees apply!    COBRA/State Continuation administration at no additional cost! This includes administration of... read more

NYC Requires Transit Benefit Offering

NYC Transit Ordinance Effective January 1, 2016, New York City employers, located in the 5 boroughs with 20 or more full-time employees are now required to offer pre-tax transit benefits! Which employers are subject to this law? Every employer with twenty (20) or more... read more

Learn More About Our HERO Program

What do you get when you tie O.C.A.’s Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) with a wellness program? O.C.A.’s Healthier Employee Reimbursement Option (H.E.R.O.)! O.C.A.’s H.E.R.O. Program allows employers to offer the HRA reimbursement, but also engage employees in a... read more

Learn About Our ERISA Compliance Service…

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is a federal law enacted in 1974 that sets minimum protection standards for individuals participating in most employer-sponsored group health and benefit plans. Employers that sponsor ERISA group plans must comply... read more