What happens when a seemingly harmless change to your company’s easy-to-administer FSA plan — a plan that had met the ACA’s “excepted benefits” requirements — suddenly winds up becoming subject to a series of onerous regs?
That’s a subject Kate Saracene, an employment attorney for Nixon Peabody LLP, covered during a recent presentation at the 2017 Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Here are some of the highlights of that presentation.
‘Excepted benefits’ if …
One nice thing about FSAs for employers: These accounts can be exempt from headache-inducing ACA regs if they fall under