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1. Beginning next year, which costs will no longer be eligible for flexible spending account (FSA) expenses?

    a. Visits to the emergency room

    b. Second-opinion doctor visits

    c. Over-the-counter medications

2. OSHA announced in April that it will increase its use of the “general duty clause” to fine employers for violations that cause what kind of injuries:

    a. Musculoskeletal ergonomic injuries

    b. Weather-exposure injuries

    c. Slip-and-fall injuries

3. Starting Oct. 1, young adults will be able to stay on their parent’s employer-based health care plan up until:

    a. Age 24

    b. Age 26

    c. They secure full-time employment

4. The new HIRE Act offers tax breaks to employers that hire qualifying people who:

    a. Are over age 50

    b. Are in a protected class

    c. Were recently unemployed

5. More than half of workers (54%) with smart phones say they check their phones while driving. What percentage say they check their phones while in the bathroom?

    a. 57%

    b. 39%

    c. 22%

Sources: 1. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA); 2. OSHA; 3. PPACA; 4. HIRE Act; 5. CareerBuilder  

Answers: 1. c  2. a  3. b  4. c  5. a

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