Fighting higher premiums takes creativity. By combining a HDHP with and HRA/HSA combo an employer can save on healthcare premiums while lowering an employee’s out-of-pocket burden. Brilliant!
On April 28th deadlines were “tolled” for special enrollment periods, COBRA elections and payments, employer notices, and claim payments. This has opened a pandora’s box. Deadline relief is being implemented retroactively to 3/1/2020. There’s no definitive end to the new deadlines. What could possibly go wrong? Our guest blogger, Sandy Wood, outlines the issues.