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ECFC Announces New Health Savings Account (HSA) Expert Certification

January 2, 2019

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2019--ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, today announced that a new Health Savings Account (HSA) Expert Certificate is now available for ECFC members and non-members.

Developed through a partnership with the American Banker’s Association (ABA) and distributed through HSA Council, the HSA Expert Certificate is an online training program for bankers that is designed to help HSA providers and staff master key requirements, situations and strategies to better serve their HSA account holders.

“Our new certificate will provide a comprehensive overview of HSA requirements for financial institutions and benefits administrators,” said ECFC Executive Director Martin Trussell. “This certification will not only allow HSA administrators to further assist customers plan for healthy financial futures, but also help financial institutions grow business.”

Among the highlights of the HSA Expert Certificate:

HSA account administration HSA benefits, strategies and best practices Contribution and distribution requirements

The required, self-paced courses include: Overview of Health Savings Accounts; HSA Eligibility; HSA Contributions; HSA Distributions; HSA Account Administration; HSA Benefits, Strategies and Best Practices; and How Much Do You Know About HSAs?

The new HSA Expert Certificate represents the seventh designation in the ECFC industry designations program. Other ECFC designations are Flexible Compensation Specialist (FCS); Certified in Flexible Compensation (CFC); Advanced Certified in Flexible Compensation (ACFC); COBRA Administration Specialist (CAS); Certified Flexible Compensation Instructor (CFCI); and Advanced Certified Flexible Compensation Instructor (ACFCI).

ECFC’s HSA Expert Certificate pricing is $795 for members and $1,095 for non-members. Individuals who successfully complete the certificate and included online exam earn a three-year HSA Expert Certification. For more information visit: https://ecfc.org/.

About ECFC

ECFC is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining and expanding employee benefit programs on a tax-advantaged basis. ECFC represents and promotes employee benefit programs through effective lobbying and provides education and awareness to members, compensation practitioners, national opinion leaders and the general public to help advance healthcare consumerism. ECFC, which was founded in 1981 as the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation, is the single organization that focuses its efforts on preserving, protecting and defending the tax-advantaged programs currently available to working families through employer plan sponsors. Visit https://ecfc.org/ for more information.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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