July 11 – 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
1.0 HRCI & SHRM CE Credits
This webinar will provide a brief history of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), including the significant impact of the ACA on the design of permissible HRAs. The webinar will also provide a detailed review of designing HRAs that comply with all federal laws, including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and the ACA. Finally, this webinar will provide an overview of a new type of HRA, called a Qualified Small Employer HRA, that may generally be used by employers with less than 50 full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees).
Tripp will present for 60 minutes regarding the above topic. The remainder of the time will be devoted to Q&A and information regarding BASIC HRA Administration.
BASIC’s webinar is approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide. Credits are only available for live attendance.
Presented by Tripp VanderWal
Tripp VanderWal is an associate in the employee benefit and executive compensation practice group at Miller Johnson. He advises private, public and non-profit employers of all sizes in all areas of employee benefits. Mr. VanderWal has experience in employee benefit plans, including: group health plans; Section 125 cafeteria plans; disability plans, 401(k) plans, ESOPs, 403(b) plans; 457 deferred compensation plans; and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. Mr. VanderWal counsels employers with benefit plan design; drafting plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and other employee communications; assisting employers with regulatory compliance, including audits. In addition, he assists employers in complying with federal and state laws data privacy laws and in responding to breaches of personal information. He earned his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law. He is also a CPA having earned a Masters in Accounting from University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.