Employee Benefits, Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Why Employers Are Giving Them a Second Look in 2020

The IRS announced two new Health Reimbursement Arrangement options will be available in 2020. You may have heard the exciting news last month about Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) – or did you?  Recently, the IRS announced that employers will be able to offer two new variations of HRAs – the Individual Coverage HRA and the… Continue reading Health Reimbursement Arrangements: Why Employers Are Giving Them a Second Look in 2020

A Word from Joe Priselac, Health Care Reform, Health Reimbursement Arrangements

PCORI Fees Due by July 31

  In 2010, the Affordable Care Act created a new entity known as PCORI, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  Part of the Institute's funding is through temporary fees imposed on group health plans, including Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and Medical Expense Reimbursement Plans (MERPs).  These fees, which must be paid by the plan sponsor,… Continue reading PCORI Fees Due by July 31