Your plan sponsor will help you pay for some of your medical expenses. To do this, they have set up an account for you called a retiree reimbursement account (RRA).* UnitedHealthcare administers this account.
There are a few ways you can use funds in your RRA for eligible expenses. Your plan sponsor selects the methods you can use. Those may include:
*Retiree reimbursement accounts are also known as retiree reimbursement arrangements.
RRAs are administered by OptumHealth Financial Services and are subject to eligibility and restrictions. This communication is not intended as legal or tax advice. Please contact a competent legal or tax professional for personal advice on eligibility, tax treatment, and restrictions. Federal and state laws and regulations are subject to change.
Your plan sponsor decides what expenses can be paid back from your RRA. These are called “eligible expenses.” They may include:
It’s important that you know what expenses are eligible. Your list of eligible expenses is in the plan document your plan sponsor sent to you. Please remember to always save your receipts. We may need them to confirm that an expense was eligible.
You can save time and postage by sending claims to us online. You can also:
Get paid faster – We can pay you back for your eligible expenses from your RRA by depositing money directly into your checking or savings account. This is called direct deposit, and you can sign up for it after you log in.
Use email – We can send you notices about your claims by email rather than paper mail. Log in to sign up for email notices.