United Benefit Advisors Insight and Analysis Blog

Regulatory Agencies Propose Expansion of “Excepted Benefits”

Posted by: Linda Rowings    Jan 13, 2014 8:49:00 AM

By Linda Rowings
Chief Compliance Officer
United Benefit Advisors 

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Topics: health care reform, EAPs, Employee Assistance Programs, ACA, HRAs, Group health plans, HIPAA, ERISA, Internal Revenue Code

Making Sense of the New Guidance Around HRAs

Posted by: Bill Olson    Nov 1, 2013 11:49:00 AM

On Sept. 13, 2013, the IRS issued details on permissible health reimbursement arrangements(HRAs), providing some clarification on minimum essential, minimum value and affordable coverage, and addressing payment of individual premiums through an employer-provided plan.

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Topics: PPACA, health care reform, HR compliance, compliance, ACA, HRAs, Health Reimbursement Accounts