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HRAs vs. GAP Health: Zane Benefits Publishes Information
Date:12/9/2012

(PRWEB) December 09, 2012

Zane Benefits, the leader in Defined Contribution and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) solutions for business health benefits, today published an article outlining the difference between HRAs and GAP Health Insurance.

With the cost of employer-sponsored group health insurance continuing to rise, businesses are seeking solutions to help save on the cost of offering group health insurance.

One of the most common cost savings solutions for employers is to raise the deductible on their existing group health plan. Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) (for tax-free medical expense reimbursement) and GAP (or "bridge") health insurance plans are the two most common mechanisms to cover the added employee benefit exposure.

What is a Health Reimbursement Arrangement?

A Health Reimbursement Arrangement, is an IRS approved, employer-funded, tax advantaged employer health benefit plan that reimburses employees for out of pocket medical expenses. A health reimbursement arrangement is not health insurance. A health reimbursement arrangement is often referred to (incorrectly) as
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