Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
A Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) helps employees keep healthcare costs under control by allowing them to take advantage of lower premiums offered by high-deductible medical plans.
A Creative Way to Contribute to Healthcare Expenses
HRAs have been the best option for healthcare benefits in the household employment industry for many years – whether you use an HRA as a standalone option or combine it with a qualified group health plan.
They are flexible, convenient, and cost-effective, and offer such benefits as:
- Freedom of choice to help control healthcare costs for your employee
- Control in making your employee accountable for the management of their medical treatments
- Convenient roll-over feature so you don’t lose your contributions at the end of the year or when an employee leaves
- Flexible budget options with contribution amounts that you determine
- Versatility: An HRA can be used alongside other savings accounts and healthcare options and can be used to fund insurance premiums and deductibles
- Popular with employees: HRAs use employer contributions, not employee salary deductions
Setting up an HRA with GTM Payroll Services is straightforward. We’ll support you through the whole process, from defining the amount you want to contribute, to providing your employees with information about reimbursable medical expenses and submitting claims, to tracking the status of the account.
Health Benefit Options Comparison Chart
This chart will help you compare the various plans and select one that will best meet the needs of your employee. These are 2022 contribution rates.
|Employer tax savings|
|Employee tax savings|
|Covers out-of-pocket expenses|
|Covers insurance premiums|
|Used to purchase health insurance|
|Contribution limits||$2,850||No limit||$3,650 single
|No limit||No limit|
|Pairings||N/A||Group plan||High-deductible plan||Individual plans||N/A||Group plan|
|Coverage restrictions||None||Must cover at least two employees||None||None||None||None|
Household Employee Benefits & Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Dental & Vision Benefits
- Virtual Medicine
- Small Employer HRAs (QSEHRA)
- Individual Coverage HRAs (ICHRA)
- Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA)
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Retirement Plan
- Workers' Compensation Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Employee Dishonesty Insurance
- Additional Insurance Options
Talk to an Expert
Our employee benefits experts are available to discuss your needs and help you get started with a Health Reimbursement Arrangement or other benefits.