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Valsartan Drug Recall Notice

Valsartan Drug Recall Information

 

Valsartan Drug Recall Notice

On July 16, 2018, a voluntary recall of valsartan and valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) tablets was issued. This is a generic medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. An impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was detected in some generic manufacturer’s products. NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen…. Read More

 

 

2019 HSA/HDHP Limits

The IRS has announced updated inflation-adjusted HSA contribution limits as well as Out-Of-Pocket Maximum (OOP) expenses for health benefit plans.

In 2019, the HSA contribution limit will have minor increases to $3,500 for a single (an increase of $50) and $7,000 for family (an increase of $100).

The minimum deductible for a high-deductive health plan will have no changes, however, maximum will increase to $6,750 for the single (an increase of $100) and $13,500 for family (an increase of $200).

The maximum OOP limits for non-grandfathered plans will increase to $7,900 for single and $15,800 for the family.

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