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FAQ: Can a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Reimburse Medicare Premiums Tax-Free?

February 8, 2010

hra medicare premiumsYes. Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) can reimburse the following types of insurance premiums provided they were not purchased with pre-tax dollars:

  • Medicare Part A or B, Medicare HMO, and employer-sponsored retiree health insurance premiums
  • Medicare Advantage premiums
  • Health Care, Dental Care, and Vision Care premiums 
  • Long Term Care insurance premiums; and
  • COBRA premiums.

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