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Monthly Archives: January 2014

  • HSAs and FSAs under PPACA

    Posted on January 16, 2014

    Below is the link to the January 14, 2014 UBA Employer Webinar Series:  “HRAs, HSAs, and FSAs under PPACA”

     

    http://webinars.ubabenefits.com/WebinarRecordingGateway/tabid/2890/Default.aspx?rid=fdc98243-cd0e-4c74-ae75-b2e50c63fd30

     

    The IRS recently issued notices that will affect health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) and health flexible spending accounts (FSA).  Beginning in 2014, most employers will not be able to have an HRA or a health FSA unless they also sponsor a group medical plan.  Reimbursement of individual policies will also be prohibited.  Employers now have more flexibility with their health FSAs, as some carryover of unused contributions will be allowed.  This webinar will compare these account-based health plans, discuss how they interact, and explain how they are affected by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).  The timing of any needed plan amendments will also be discussed.

     

     

    PRESENTER

    Lisa M. deFilippis, Partner – Jackson Lewis LLP

    Lisa is Of Counsel in the Cleveland, Ohio office of Jackson Lewis LLP.  Ms. deFilippis is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits Practice Group.  She has practiced employee benefits law for 25 years, advising a wide range of businesses and organizations in various industries.   Prior to private practice, Ms. deFilippis was in-house counsel supporting the areas of employee benefits and business law.

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    Please feel free to watch/listen to this whenever it is convenient for you and your staff. It will be available for you to view for the next 11 months. Your name and email are required for registration. There is no cost however this webinar has been approved for one credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Once you have viewed the webinar, the last page will provide details on receiving the credit hour.

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