Confidio Market Insights
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.