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2017 HSA Limits Announced

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced the 2017 Health Savings Account (HSA) limits. While the contribution limit for individuals with self-only coverage increased from $3,350 to... Read More

Employers May Use Either April 2016 or February 2013 Poster to Fulfill FMLA Posting Requirement

The federal FMLA provides eligible employees of covered employers (including private sector employers who employ 50 or more employees for at least 20 workweeks in the current or preceding... Read More

JDRF Gala Raises $1.4 million to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

The Greater Dallas Chapter of JDRF hosted its 20th annual Dream Gala on April 9 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in downtown. IPS Advisors was proud to be among the sponsors again this year and extends a special... Read More

Tammy Woodman Obtains Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) Designation

Tammy Woodman Obtains Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) Designation

IPS Advisors is pleased to announce Tammy Woodman, Defined Contribution Consultant, has earned the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation from The College for Financial... Read More

DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule

DOL Releases New Fiduciary Rule

On Wednesday April 6, the Department of Labor (DOL) released the long-anticipated new Conflict of Interest Rule (aka “Fiduciary Rule”). Though the regulations maintain much of the substance... Read More

New SBC Template Generally Expected to Apply to Plan Years Beginning On or After April 1, 2017

A new Affordable Care Act (ACA) Implementation FAQ regarding the applicable date for using the new proposed summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) template and... Read More

IPS Advisors Adds Recovery Support Resources to Expanding Consulting Platform

IPS Advisors Adds Recovery Support Resources to Expanding Consulting Platform

IPS Advisors, a leader in employee benefits consulting and life insurance planning, today announced the launch of a new concierge-level service, Recovery Support Resources, designed to help families... Read More

Medicare Part D Notice Reminder

As a reminder, all employers who sponsor calendar-year group health plans must notify CMS (The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) by March 1 regarding their prescription drug coverage (being... Read More

Health and Welfare Plans: What To Watch In 2016

Employers in the process of beginning "to-dos" for their benefit plans may have little time to consider additional tasks that need to be completed starting in 2016.  However, as the year... Read More

CLIENT ALERT | Employee Communication Piece Explaining the New Tax Forms

As previously communicated, the IRS issued Notice 2016-4, extending the deadline for furnishing 2015 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to covered employees. Applicable large employers, self-insured plans and... Read More