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IRS Facts about Employer Shared Responsibility

  • BAS
  • 29.06.2017
Under health care reform, large employers must offer health coverage to full time employees and their dependents.  Employers that do not offer proper coverage might be ...
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BAS COBRA Administration through Cobra Control Services

  • BAS
  • 29.06.2017
BAS' COBRA administration service through its subsidiary Cobra Control Services, LLC (CCS) provides a full-service COBRA administration solution using MyEnroll.com. ...
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Importance of COBRA Processes

  • BAS
  • 29.06.2017
A recent 11th Circuit court case highlights the importance of good COBRA practices. In DeBene v. BayCare Health System, Inc., Mr. DeBene sued his former employer for, ...
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HIPAA After Cyber Attack

  • BAS
  • 29.06.2017
The United States Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released a checklist of steps to take under HIPAA after a cyber attack. Upon a cyber security incident, a HIPAA covered ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 29.06.2017
Q.- We want to implement a Health Reimbursement Account and Health Savings Account with a health plan. Can we structure our Health Reimbursement Account so that ...
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Senate Releases Its Version of Health Care Reform

  • BAS
  • 22.06.2017
Earlier today, the United States Senate released its version of changes to the Affordable Care Act. Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the ...
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Tips for Setting Password

  • BAS
  • 22.06.2017
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team advises that if people do not choose good passwords and keep them confidential, it is almost as ineffective as not having any ...
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BAS FSA Administration and Benny Card

  • BAS
  • 22.06.2017
BAS provides flexible spending account claims review and processing for FSA clients. As part of its FSA administration, BAS offers employers the ability to provide ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 22.06.2017
Q.- Is a prescription and a letter of medical necessity the same thing for reimbursing a dual-purpose expense?
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Health Flexible Spending Account Plans and a Debit Card

  • BAS
  • 22.06.2017
Health flexible spending accounts are operated through an employer's cafeteria plan under section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. They allow employees to put money ...
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User IDs and Passwords for Administrators

  • BAS
  • 15.06.2017
MyEnroll.com allows as many people as needed to have access to a particular employer account as an administrator. Each individual identified as an employer administrator ...
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FSA Claims Submission Deadline Approaching for Many Employers

  • BAS
  • 15.06.2017
For many employer Flexible Spending Account Plans, the last day for submitting claims for the 2016 plan year is fast approaching. Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 15.06.2017
Q.- An employee is terminating employment and receiving a severance payment. Do we deduct FSA contributions from the payment?
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Mental Health Parity in Health Plans

  • BAS
  • 15.06.2017
The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act is a federal law that prevents group health plans that offer mental health or substance addiction benefits from ...
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Health Care Exchange Notice Requirements

  • BAS
  • 15.06.2017
The Affordable Care Act requires employers to provide all newly hired employees with a written notice about health coverage options available through the Health Care ...
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MyEnroll Enhancements

  • BAS
  • 08.06.2017
BAS has implemented the first of several phases of enhancements to MyEnroll.com. 
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 08.06.2017
Q.- We are a small employer with a health plan. Do we have to file a Form 5500 for our health plan like we do for our retirement plan?
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Be Careful with PCORI Fee Reporting

  • BAS
  • 08.06.2017
The Affordable Care Act created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an organization that supports health plan clinical effectiveness research. ACA ...
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BAS Email Encryption

  • BAS
  • 08.06.2017
BAS takes security seriously and proactively encrypts email messages containing Social Security numbers or credit card numbers. Recipients of BAS messages containing ...
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Health FSA Contributions and Leaves of Absence

  • BAS
  • 08.06.2017
The treatment of flexible spending account (FSA) participation/contributions while a person is on leave depends on the company’s leave policies and the type of leave. ...
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Employee FSA Management in MyEnroll

  • BAS
  • 01.06.2017
Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to save money on taxes and make their benefit dollars go further. BAS makes managing FSA participation easy by providing ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 01.06.2017
Q.- Can an employee be reimbursed for the cost of a general day camp through his dependent day care FSA?
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Requirements for Sick Leave

  • BAS
  • 01.06.2017
The U.S. Department of Labor requires federal contractors to maintain certain minimum sick leave policies for employees. The requirements apply to employers with ...
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Phishing Incident Leads to HIPAA Settlement

  • BAS
  • 01.06.2017
Metro Community Provider Network, a health center located in Colorado, entered into a settlement agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services over alleged ...
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Determining FTE Status

  • BAS
  • 01.06.2017
While the Affordable Care Act remains the law, an applicable large employer (ALE) must make sure it is offering health coverage to its full-time employees. An ALE must ...
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