Tag: health reimbursement arrangements

On June 13, 2019, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury released an advance copy of a Final Rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). It will be published in the Federal Register on June 20, 2019. The rule expands the types of HRAs that can be offered starting in 2020. Background…

Question: For SBCs, how should an employer draft an SBC for an HRA plan specifically?  Has the DOL provided a sample SBC for the HRA? Answer: Unfortunately, the DOL has not provided a specific template for HRAs, and some HRAs do not require SBCs.  Generally, Health Reimbursement Arrangements are considered to be group health plans,…