September 2019 Employer Webinar

What Employers Need to Know about the New Final Rules on Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

This webinar will provide an overview of the new final rules on health reimbursement arrangements by:

  • Describing what a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) is
  • Describing the new types of HRAs: the individual coverage HRA and the excepted benefit HRA
  • Describing the types of individual coverage that can and cannot be integrated with an HRA
  • Illustrating how the integration rules apply to an individual coverage HRA that is integrated with Medicare
  • Explaining how an employer would structure an individual coverage HRA, including the nondiscrimination rules, classes of employees, minimum class size, opt-out and reimbursement waiver provisions, individual coverage substantiation, and notice requirements
  • Describing how the individual coverage HRA interacts with COBRA, the premium tax credit, individual market special enrollment periods, employer shared responsibility provisions, and ERISA
  • Briefly describing how an employer would structure an excepted benefit HRA
  • Describing best practices in offering HRAs under the final rules

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers understand individual coverage HRAs and excepted benefit HRAs.

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Tiffani Greene

Presenter - Tiffani Greene

Tiffani Greene is a member of the Employee Benefits Practice Group and the Prevention and Compliance Team at Fisher Phillips. She brings a unique mix of experience in the complex areas of employee benefits law and corporate compliance. From counseling on the day-to-day operations of employee benefits plans to assisting with regulatory risk mitigation, she has a deep understanding of her clients' needs and how to create effective solutions.

Tiffani partners with in-house counsel and HR professionals to ensure employee benefit programs are designed and administered to maximize tax benefits and provide exceptional value to participants. She advises on retirement, health, and welfare plan compliance pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In addition to resolving complex challenges, she assists clients with plan documents, participant claims, employee leaves, fiduciary inquiries, and annual reporting obligations.


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