Health Savings Account Management Simplified!

AFHSA.COM has made it even simpler to manage healthcare expenses. American Fidelity Assurance Company’s newly-designed Health Savings Account website was developed with you and your employees in mind. Visit to find enhanced functionality, access to helpful resources and tools, … Continue reading

Alonzo’s Story: Cancer Fighter

  Click here to watch Alonzo’s Story. Father of seven. Avid runner. University dean. Alonzo Peterson was shocked to hear his diagnosis of cancer. We sat down with Alonzo to hear more about his experience: Q+A with Alonzo Tell me … Continue reading

Benefits of a High-Deductible Health Plan

At first glance, the thought of moving to a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) in a time of rising healthcare costs could be daunting. If employees are used to a more traditional health plan (with a lower deductible), the immediate challenges … Continue reading

New Department of Labor Overtime Rule Delayed

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires covered, nonexempt employees be paid at least 1.5 times the employee’s regular rate of pay for time worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Legal tests involving salary, job duties, and other factors … Continue reading

2017 Health FSA Contributions

Last fall, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced annual inflation adjustments for many tax provisions. One adjustment we want to share with you is an increase on the 2017 employee contribution maximum for employer-sponsored Health Flexible Spending Accounts (Health FSA). … Continue reading

Third Party Sick Pay Reporting FAQs

Like many reporting requirements, Third Party Sick Pay Reporting can be confusing. American Fidelity is considered a third party payer of sick pay, as we provide disability insurance and pay disability benefits directly to employees. Below are some FAQs to help … Continue reading

New AFmobile® Features Bring Even More Simplicity to FSA and HRA Customers

An enhanced dashboard view and optional push notifications for claims updates are just a few of the features of the new AFmobile® for iOS and Android. In an effort to simplify the claims and account management experience for Flexible Spending … Continue reading

In Her Own Words: Accident Only Insurance

“When I started teaching three years ago, I knew nothing about accident insurance policies. I never thought I would need anything like that. Little did I know that having two boys under the age of four would result in multiple … Continue reading

Enrollments: Are Employees Prepared?

Your benefits enrollment may be just around the corner, and it’s a time for employees to learn more about the options offered through your benefit program. There are typically three times when they can make health and welfare benefit selections. … Continue reading

Critical Illness Insurance Product Spotlight

If Limited Benefit Group Critical Illness Insurance hasn’t been on your radar this year, make sure your employees understand the importance of this product. Over the past few months, several publications have written about the importance of such a plan. … Continue reading