HRA – Health Reimbursement Account

  • HRA- Health Reimbursement Account are Notional-no funds are expensed until reimbursements are paid. Through health reimbursement arrangements, employers reimburse employees directly only after the employees incur approved medical expenses.

 

  • HRA have no annual limits – Unlike a Health Savings Account (HSA), there is no limit to the amount of money an employer can contribute to an employee’s health reimbursement arrangement.

 

  • HRA Eligible Expenses-A health reimbursement arrangement may reimburse any expense considered to be a qualified medical expense under IRS Section 213 of the Code, including premiums for personal health insurance policies. Within IRS guidelines, employers may restrict the list of reimbursable expenses in any way they choose.

 

  • HRA Allow Annual Rollover – A health reimbursement arrangement may reimburse any expense considered to be a qualified medical expense under IRS Section 213 of the Code, including premiums for personal health insurance policies. Within IRS guidelines, employers may restrict the list of reimbursable expenses in any way they choose
  • HRA Administration & Reporting – Reporting features make real-time monitoring of health reimbursement arrangement liabilities, reimbursements and utilization easy. Employers can change plan benefits at any time or cancel the entire plan at any time. Further, health reimbursement arrangements allow employers to establish plan-year maximum reimbursements for any given category of expense (e.g., dental) and to establish a maximum balance that any participant class may hold at a time.

Health Reimbursement Arrangement Program Design