Tag: Medicare Part A

Question:  Can an employer offer a group Medicare supplemental plan (employer paid) for employees enrolled in Medicare Parts A & B? Answer: Employer-sponsored group health plans are required to comply with the federal “Medicare Secondary Payer” provision.  The MSP rules determine whether the group plan or Medicare will be the primary payer with respect to ACTIVE…

Question:  If an employee turns 65 this month and enrolls in Medicare Part A, can they still receive/contribute funds into an HSA until the end of the year? Or, must they enroll in a different plan now? Answer: If an employee is enrolled in Medicare, then beginning with the first month the employee is enrolled…