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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 29.09.2016
Q.- If an employer fails to offer affordable, minimum coverage to 95% of its full time employees and is subject to an employer mandate penalty, is that penalty assessed ...
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BAS Email Servers Do Not Accept Compressed Files

  • BAS
  • 29.09.2016
Benefit Allocation Systems takes the security of data very seriously. Toward that end, BAS has security controls in place to protect all client data. One of those ...
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FSA Eligible Expenses Table in MyEnroll.com

  • BAS
  • 29.09.2016
BAS makes it easy to determine if an expense is eligible for reimbursement from a flexible spending account plan. A health care FSA may only reimburse expenses for ...
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Court Ruling Prohibits Inclusion of Class Action Waivers in ...

  • BAS
  • 29.09.2016
Many employers require employees to sign documents as a condition of employment.  Confidentiality agreements, employment agreements, non-compete agreements are just some ...
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IRS Warns about ACA Phishing Scam

  • BAS
  • 29.09.2016
The IRS issued an alert warning individuals about a new scam related to the Affordable Care Act.  The scam involves an email reportedly from the IRS asking the recipient ...
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Location Premium Billing in MyEnroll

  • BAS
  • 22.09.2016
Employers with multiple locations use BAS to coordinate billing and collections for insurance premiums. The Location Premium Billing Service through MyEnroll.com allows ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 22.09.2016
Q.- When do we have to file our health care reform reports?
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Security Risk Assessment Tool

  • BAS
  • 22.09.2016
The Department of Health and Human Services developed a HIPAA risk assessment tool for covered entities to use to evaluate their HIPAA compliance posture.  The tool is ...
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Medicare Part D Notices

  • BAS
  • 22.09.2016
Employers should distribute their Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notices by October 15. 
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IRS Resource Center

  • BAS
  • 22.09.2016
The IRS offers many tools for employers to help with ACA compliance.  The ACA Information Center for Applicable Large Employers is a repository of helpful guidance for ...
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BAS at 2016 Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference

  • BAS
  • 15.09.2016
BAS is looking forward to attending the 2016 Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (“DFMC”) in San Diego, California September 18-21, 2016.  The DFMC provides leadership ...
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Security Breach at Massachusetts Hospital

  • BAS
  • 15.09.2016
Massachusetts General Hospital encountered a HIPAA breach when an unauthorized individual gained access to a vendor’s files. The vendor was a dental supply company.
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ACA Penalties for Noncompliance

  • BAS
  • 15.09.2016
An applicable large employer (ALE) must offer affordable minimum essential coverage that provides minimum value to its full-time employees and their dependents or pay a ...
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New Notice for Wellness Programs

  • BAS
  • 15.09.2016
New rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require employers to notify employees if their wellness program collects employee health information. The ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 15.09.2016
Q.- One of our COBRA continuants told us he got divorced and we should remove his ex-wife from COBRA coverage. Does the wife have the option to continue her COBRA or do ...
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IRS Reporting Under Health Care Reform

  • BAS
  • 08.09.2016
Under ACA, ALEs and other employers with self-funded plans must report information about offers of coverage to individuals and to the IRS.
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 08.09.2016
Q.- We are a new employer and didn’t exist in 2015. How do we know if we have enough employees to be subject to the employer shared responsibility provisions?
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MyEnroll Login

  • BAS
  • 08.09.2016
MyEnroll.com incorporates best-practice security protections to prevent hacking of user logon credentials.
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New Portfolio Application in MyEnroll

  • BAS
  • 08.09.2016
Benefit Allocation Systems, LLC is pleased to announce the new MyEnroll Portfolio Application that provides client administrators and employees with a document & file ...
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SAR Distribution Due Soon

  • BAS
  • 08.09.2016
Health plans with 100 or more participants must file a Form 5500 informational return with the Department of Labor by the last day of the 7th calendar month after the ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 01.09.2016
Q.- An employee was covered under our health plan with his children. He terminated employment. Does he have to elect COBRA coverage in order for his children to get ...
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BAS HIPAA Refresher Training

  • BAS
  • 01.09.2016
All employees of Benefit Allocation Systems have completed a refresher HIPAA and anti-fraud training course. 
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COBRA and Medicare

  • BAS
  • 01.09.2016
Many employers are under the erroneous understanding that an individual cannot have both COBRA and Medicare coverage.
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Draft Instructions for Form 1094/1095-B

  • BAS
  • 01.09.2016
The IRS released draft instructions for Form 1094-B and Form 1095-B. Draft instructions for the “C” forms were issued earlier this summer. See our article here. 
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