News-to-Use

BAS Security Protocol

System security is of the utmost importance to BAS. Therefore, BAS operates industry-leading security applications and outsources security audits.
READ MORE

Personalized User Settings in MyEnroll

MyEnroll.com includes a user settings program to allow for personalization and account tracking.
READ MORE

E-Verify

All U.S. employers must confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. This is accomplished by collecting Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility ...
READ MORE

Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 31.01.2019
Q.- Our health flexible spending account plan allows participants who don’t use their full prior year balance to carry over up to $500 to use in the next plan year. I’ve ...
READ MORE

ACA Reporting Requires Social Security Numbers

The Affordable Care Act requires insurers and sponsors of self-funded health plans to report to the IRS information about individuals enrolled in health coverage. An ...
READ MORE

2019 National Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2019 is national Data Privacy Day. This day, sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), represents an annual effort to promote data privacy ...
READ MORE

Password Help in MyEnroll

MyEnroll.com's secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model for benefits/administration requires a unique user ID and password for access. 
READ MORE

Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 24.01.2019
Q.- We have a self-funded health plan. Do we have to send out an annual HIPAA notice of privacy practices? A.- The HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices needs to be provided ...
READ MORE

COBRA Time Periods

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) allows certain individuals covered under a group health plan to continue that coverage in certain ...
READ MORE

Hardship Exemptions for Not Having Health Coverage

The Affordable Care Act requires most individuals to maintain minimum essential health coverage for themselves and their family members or pay a tax penalty. This is ...
READ MORE

MyEnroll.com ACA Reports

MyEnroll.com now provides a central location for all Affordable Care Act (ACA) data collection reports. The reports have been updated for speed & efficiency, and most ...
READ MORE

Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 17.01.2019
Q.- An employee did not enroll his wife in our health coverage since she is living in France. The wife is returning to the U.S. next month and our employee wants to add ...
READ MORE

IRS Releases New Publication 502 for Medical Expenses

The IRS released an updated version of Publication 502- Medical and Dental Expenses- that should be used for filing 2018 tax returns. Publication 502 explains the ...
READ MORE

Health Care Cybersecurity Practices

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance on cybersecurity for healthcare organizations. The guidance, a booklet titled Health Industry ...
READ MORE

E-Filing Now Open

The IRS ACA Information Returns (AIR) Filing System has opened for 2018 tax year filings. The Affordable Care Act requires applicable large employers (those with 50 or ...
READ MORE

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act

Toward the end of 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018. This law creates a Cybersecurity and ...
READ MORE

FSA Eligible Expenses

BAS makes it easy to determine if an expense is considered a medical expense eligible for reimbursement from a health care flexible spending account plan. In order to ...
READ MORE

Preventive Care Services

Health care reform requires group health plans and health insurers to provide coverage for preventive health care services without any cost sharing requirements. There ...
READ MORE

Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 10.01.2019
Q.- We had to reduce hours for several employees which caused them to lose health coverage. Can we help them out by paying their COBRA premiums?
READ MORE

Employer DOL Poster Requirements

The beginning of the year is a good time for employers to review HR responsibilities. This includes making sure notices are posted appropriately, if required.
READ MORE

States Bring Suit upon Data Breach

Several State attorneys general have grouped together to bring a lawsuit under health care privacy laws. The suit is against a medical records company that breached the ...
READ MORE

MyEnroll Reference Library

MyEnroll.com provides employers the ability to create a comprehensive reference library for centralizing Human Resources documents. The Reference Library feature in ...
READ MORE

Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 03.01.2019
Q.- An employee dropped our health coverage at open enrollment and will not be covered in 2019. Do we have to give him a COBRA notice?
READ MORE

IRS Standard Mileage Rates

The standard mileage rate for individuals and businesses to use for computing the deductible cost of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving ...
READ MORE

Completing Lines 14-16 of Form 1095-C

Applicable Large Employers (those with 50 or more full-time/full-time equivalent employees in the prior year) should be in the process of completing their ACA forms.  An ...
READ MORE