Employee HSAs, HRAs and FSAs: Issues for Benefits Counsel
Navigating the Compliance Requirements Regarding Account Administration, Funding, and Benefits
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will review the legal considerations and key distinctions between different types of employee medical expense management accounts for benefits counsel advising companies in selecting the best account options for their business.
- Overview of HSA, HRA, FSA trends
Comparing the accounts
- Eligibility requirements
- Benefits and tax treatment
- Compatibility with other accounts
- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act considerations
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How do employer contributions count toward minimum value requirements under the PPACA?
- Which accounts can be administered by the employee, and which ones require oversight by an employer or a third- party administrator?
- What are the reporting requirements of each account type, and how are those affected by the choices made by employers and account owners?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Christine L. Keller
Groom Law Group
She advises employers, insurers and plan administrators concerning the full range of federal and state laws that affect... | Read More
She advises employers, insurers and plan administrators concerning the full range of federal and state laws that affect the administration of welfare benefit plans, cafeteria plans, health savings accounts, and other employee benefit arrangements. She also assists clients with Internal Revenue Service interactions, having practiced for six years at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.Close
Wells Fargo & Company
Ms. Kappenman supports the Health Savings Account (HSA) product offered by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. She has... | Read More
Ms. Kappenman supports the Health Savings Account (HSA) product offered by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. She has in-depth knowledge of laws affecting HSAs as well as laws affecting health and welfare benefits, including the ACA, HIPAA, ERISA, and the Internal Revenue Code.Close
Principal and Consulting Actuary
He is a part of Buck’s national Knowledge Resources Center and advises clients on plan design, strategy and... | Read More
He is a part of Buck’s national Knowledge Resources Center and advises clients on plan design, strategy and compliance with federal and state requirements, including health reform. He was involved in the development of Buck’s HSA offering to employers and insurers, and advises clients on issues surrounding spending accounts for active employees and retirees.Close