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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 27.04.2017
Q.- We offer a Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending Account Plan. An employee contributed to the plan, anticipating to use the full expense for her child’s summer camp. ...
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ACA Still Law of the Land

  • BAS
  • 27.04.2017
After the American Health Care Act failed to pass (or even be called to vote) in Congress, the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land. Therefore, Applicable ...
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Unlimited Vacation Policies

  • BAS
  • 27.04.2017
Some employers are moving away from the standard vacation-day allotment and moving toward more flexible paid-time-off (PTO) policies. Under traditional vacation ...
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Important Update     MyEnroll.com Enhancements

  • BAS
  • 25.04.2017
We are pleased to announce the first of several phases of enhancements to MyEnroll.com.  The first phase goes into production at approximately 9:00 PM EDT, April 25, ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 20.04.2017
Q.- We offer health coverage to our employees, but some employees do not return the form indicating that they “waived” coverage. Does ACA require us to get a written ...
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Anti-Harassment Training

  • BAS
  • 20.04.2017
Harassment is unwelcome conduct based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.  Employers must be ...
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Tax Return Individual Mandate Disclosure

  • BAS
  • 20.04.2017
The IRS has quietly announced that it will not reject income tax returns of individuals who do not disclose if they have health insurance. Beginning with the 2015 income ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 13.04.2017
Q.- We have a calendar year health FSA, but our medical plan runs 7/1 through 6/30. Can we shorten our health FSA to end 6/30 to align the medical plan and FSA?
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Lie Detector Tests

  • BAS
  • 13.04.2017
The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988 (EPPA) prohibits most private employers from using lie detector tests for pre-employment screening or during employment. ...
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New Summary of Benefits and Coverage

  • BAS
  • 13.04.2017
Under Health Care Reform, insurers and plan sponsors must distribute a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) to plan participants each year. The SBC requirement was not ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 06.04.2017
Q.- An employee punched his supervisor and we fired him.  Do we have to offer him and his family the right to continue health coverage under COBRA?
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Health Savings Accounts

  • BAS
  • 06.04.2017
Many employers are encouraging increased use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).  Employers should understand HSAs to be able to explain them to their employees.
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Marketplace Health Exchange Stabilization

  • BAS
  • 06.04.2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed rules that would govern Health Care Exchanges (the Marketplace).  These rules do the following: 
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