The Florida Annual Conference approved the Freedom to Choose - 2017 Health Initiative effective January 1, 2017. This new benefit criteria applies to all full time clergy, including deacons, appointed to a local church, mission, or district office. A guideline and a question and answer sheet are listed below to help you through this transition.
Below are two videos regarding the 2017 Health Initiative - one for the local church leadership and the other for the clergy member. 2017 will be a big change for most of the clergy that will need to seek alternative healthcare. The following videos are available to assist you with this transition.
If you currently have a health savings account or are thinking about setting up a health savings account for 2017, please watch the following video to ensure you are in compliance with the IRS rules.
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011