Cafeteria Plans 101: Employer Compliance Strategies For POP, FSAs And HSAs
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Cafeteria plans, commonly referred to as Section 125 plans, and flexible spending accounts give employees a pre-tax way to pay for certain health-related and dependent-care expenses. Such plans are becoming very popular for employers of all sizes.
Some organizations attribute the fast-paced growth to the fact that high-deductible health plans and health savings accounts are becoming standard fare for many employers and that employees are becoming more educated about how health savings accounts allow them to save money.
While both employers and employees generally welcome the à la carte nature of these plans, you must aware of the design and compliance challenges you may face as you implement them.
From deciding if cafeteria plans are the right fit for your organization to implementation to communicating and educating plan participants, there's a lot consider, so it's crucial for you to get up-to-date on the ins and outs of such plans to avoid potential legal missteps.
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- Plan design options to consider, including FSAs and health savings account contributions
- Why offering cafeteria plans may make the most sense for your organization and how to initiate one
- The most common compliance mistakes when implementing cafeteria plans generally and FSAs specifically - and how to avoid them
- The advantages and disadvantages of an FSA
- Tips on how to communicate cafeteria plan benefits to your workforce to increase participation
- And much more!
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to design and administer legally sound cafeteria plans for your organization. Register now for this must-attend event for HR professionals.
About your Speaker:
Attorney Callan Carter is a partner in the San Francisco office of Fisher &Phillips LLP and a member of the firm's Employee Benefits Practice Group. Ms. Carter has practiced employee benefits law since 1997, advising clients on plan design, drafting, implementation and termination of qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, fringe benefit programs, and non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements.
She advises clients on complex application of qualified and welfare plan non-discrimination rules, IRS and DOL correction programs, prohibited transactions, fiduciary issues, determination letters, controlled group determinations, and benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions.
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