QSEHRA plans are limited in the amount of tax-free money they can reimburse to their employees.
Every year there is a new limit that is decided by the IRS and for the year 2022, it is $5, 450 for individual plan employees and $11, 050 per employee with a family.
How have QSEHRA limits been changed?
The IRS makes changes to the limits according to the cost of living. QSEHRA limits are calculated by the Consumer Price Index.
The CPI is a new way of calculating the cost of living which resulted in smaller adjustments for inflation. Contributions that are lower than the previous methods.
What are some benefits of QSEHRA?
The only restriction to QSEHRA is the contribution limits. There are no minimums required and employers can change the monthly allowance whenever they wish.
Setting QSEHRA budgets can be relatively simple. The average QSEHRA contribution across small businesses is just under $300 and for employees with families just over $450 per month.
What expenses are eligible for reimbursement?
Here are just a few of over 200 expenses that can be covered by QSEHRA plans:
- Air conditioner (when necessary for relief from difficulty in breathing)
- Alcoholism treatment
- Artificial limbs
- Blood tests
- Dental Treatment
- Practical nurse for medical services
- And many more