On-site Health Clinics and the Impact on HSA Eligibility

Employers may consider establishing on-site health clinics in order to help manage health care costs and encourage employee wellness. On-site health clinics can be designed to cover a wide array of health care services, such as first aid, treatment of work-related injuries or illnesses, preventive care or primary care.

Employers that offer high deductible health plans (HDHPs) that are compatible with health savings accounts (HSAs) should consider how access to an on-site health clinic may impact employees’ HSA eligibility. According to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, having access to an on-site health clinic that provides significant medical benefits for free or at a reduced cost may prevent employees from making HSA contributions.  Read more»

 

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