Final Rule Adds Worker Classes, Lets Employers Offer HRAs To New Hires

By Amy Lotven
July 9, 2019 at 12:59 PM
The administration’s recently unveiled final rule on health reimbursement arrangements largely tracks with the proposed version, but makes a few changes to the rule’s categories of workers to help mitigate adverse selection, including adding a minimum size to certain classes. The final rule also lets employers keep existing workers in a traditional plan, while offering the HRA to new hires, which experts note is similar to how the employers transitioned from supporting pension plans for workers to relying on defined...

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