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HSAs, HRAs, FSAs: How They Can Reduce Your Cost and Increase Your Benefits in Maine

Don't get left behind - arm yourself with an updated knowledge of HSAs, HRAs and FSAs. Recent regulation as well as implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed the way that we think about health insurance. Offering supplemental health insurance options to your employees has become complicated as a result. Purchase this audio and manual package and stay ahead of the game with a comprehensive knowledge of the most recent updates that affect you. Walk away with not only the rules and regulations, but also the practical and real life scenarios for plan design, implementation and communication of these plans. Discover how these plans help manage costs to both current and former employees, and attract a talented workforce. Benefits for You - Learn eligibility rules governing FSAs, HRAs, HSAs - Explore the advantages and disadvantages of different plan types - Review important plan design considerations - Explain the necessary administrative requirements for Section 125 plans
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Agenda

Navigating Recent Guidance on FSA, HRA and HSA Eligibility
Christopher S. Lockman
  • Introduction to Programs and Acronyms
  • Eligibility Rules Governing FSAs, HRAs, HSAs and Employer Payment Plans
  • Maintaining HSA Eligibility in Combination With Other Programs
  • Application of PPACA (TAM 2013-03)
Recent Legal Developments Governing Cafeteria Plans, HSA, FSAs and HRA
Christopher G. Stevenson
  • Modification of the Use-It-or-Lose-It Rule and the New $500 Carry-Forward Option
  • FSA, HSA and HRA Participation by Same-Sex Spouses and Domestic Partners in the Wake of Windsor
  • Important ACA Updates, Including Those Affecting HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs
Plan Design and Utilization With FSA/HRA/HSA
Susan Dublin
Market Overview
  • Current Trends
  • New Approaches in Plan Administration
  • Advancement in Card Technology
Interplay/Coordination of HRA, HSA and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Compliant and Meaningful Design
  • Employee Communications
HRA Design Considerations
  • Questions to Consider
  • Best Practices
How HSAs, HRAs and FSAs Can Be Effective Tools in Reducing Health Care Costs
  • A Comparison of Two Companies
  • A Comparison of Two Participants
What Is an HSA and an HRA, and What Are the Advantages to Both Employers and Employees?
David Hamilton
  • How to Use Them
  • When to Use Them
  • Why Use Them
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Faculty

Susan Dublin

Susan Dublin – Moderator

Group Dynamic, Inc.

  • Vice president and territory manager with Group Dynamic, Inc.
  • More than 25 years of experience in the group benefit industry, including insurance carrier and brokerage experience
  • Provides consultation on plan design and compliance assistance
  • B.A. degree, Washburn University
  • Can be contacted at 207-781-8800 or [email protected]
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David Hamilton

Clark Insurance

  • Vice president of employee benefits with Clark Insurance
  • More than 25 years of experience in health and life insurance
  • Graduate, Husson College
  • Can be contacted at 207-523-2294 or [email protected]
Christopher S. Lockman

Christopher S. Lockman

Verrill Dana LLP

  • Attorney at Verrill Dana, LLP and member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group
  • Practices in all aspects of employee benefits, including flexible benefit arrangements, health care reform and HIPAA compliance
  • Frequent contributor to Verrill Dana’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group blog: www.employeebenefitsupdate.com
  • J.D. degree, Duquesne University School of Law; B.A. Allegheny College
  • Can be contacted at 207-774-4000 or [email protected]
Christopher G. Stevenson

Christopher G. Stevenson

Drummond Woodsum

  • Tax and employee benefits attorney at Drummond Woodsum
  • Practice areas include all aspects of tax and employee benefits law, including health care reform implementation strategies, qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, and retirement and health plan design, maintenance and correction strategies
  • Frequent speaker on employee benefits topics at the local and national level
  • J.D. degree, Maine School of Law; B.S. degree, University of Vermont Business School
  • Can be contacted at 207-772-1941 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 393849
Published 2014
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