Monthly Archives: July 2011

HSA or Copay

There are many people who are disinclined to take a high-deductible health insurance plan because they like their low co-pay.  What they often fail to realize is they are actually paying more by keeping the lower deductible with a low … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Public Education Health Insurance Costs Drop

The collective bargaining reform law that has recently taken effect has allowed the cost of business for Wisconsin schools to drop.  Prior to this law, schools were continually working to get every possible tax dollar available to them. This law … Continue reading

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Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s) allow employees that meet eligibility requirements to contribute pre-tax dollars into an account that can be used to pay for qualified medical expenses.  Every dollar deposited into an FSA is pre-tax for Federal and Wisconsin state … Continue reading

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HSA Tax Change in Wisconsin

With the recently signed law by Governor Walker, HSA (Health Savings Account) contributions in Wisconsin will no longer be taxed. In order to take a tax deduction, you must have an HSA qualified health insurance plan. Almost all companies offering … Continue reading

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Southeastern WI Health Insurance Premiums

Per a recent study, Southeastern Wisconsin health insurance costs remain higher than the average cost in the Midwest.  The last article posted in the Greater Milwaukee Business Foundation on Health states that southeastern Wisconsin’s health care costs are consistently high. … Continue reading

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Medica Enters WI Health Insurance Market

Medica is proving to be a new competitor for health insurance providers in Wisconsin.  Effective July 1st, 2011, Wisconsin residents looking for individual or family health insurance have some new options, Medica SoloSM, Medica Symphony® and Medica SymphonySM for HSA.  … Continue reading

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