News-to-Use

Question of the Week

Q.- We are gathering data for our health FSA nondiscrimination testing. Is it true that we will need information for all of our employees, not just for those ...
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Limit Administrator Access to MyEnroll360

MyEnroll360 is available 24/7 from any Internet connection. At any time, employees can log into MyEnroll360 and access important benefit plan information, including as ...
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COBRA Training

Cobra Control Services (CCS) now offers administrator training videos.
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EEOC Component 2 Deadline Extended

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires all employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees and contracts of ...
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Individual Marketplace Coverage Enrollment

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace runs from November 1, 2019 through December 15, 2019 for coverage beginning January 1, 2020.
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 24.10.2019
Q.- A full-time employee who had health coverage is terminating this month. We are an applicable large employer for health care reform purposes and we have a ...
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Keep Your Identity Safe with These National Credit Bureau Protections

People who suspect they are victims of identity theft should contact one of the three major credit bureaus to place a fraud alert on their credit accounts.
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Add Your Emergency Contacts into MyEnroll360

MyEnroll360 now offers Emergency Contacts as a feature enhancement. Employees may use the Emergency Contact link on their profile page to create and manage up to five ...
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Department of Labor Releases Health Benefits Advisor Tool

The U.S. Department of Labor offers a free tool for employers to use to understand federal laws that impact health benefit coverage provided by group health plans. The ...
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Updated IRS Transmission Guide

The IRS released an updated Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Returns (AIR) submission Composition and Reference Guide. The new Guide provides guidance to 1094 form ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 17.10.2019
Q.- When we tell a former employee that he must make his COBRA premium payment by the first of the month with a 30-day grace period, what does “make payment” really mean?
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Watch Your Trash for PHI

Not only do employers sponsoring group health plans have to be concerned with the plan maintaining protected health information (PHI), but they also have to pay ...
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Managing Funeral & Cemetery Benefits in MyEnroll360

MyEnroll360 now includes a Funeral & Cemetery Benefits Manager that enables employers to communicate with groups of employees eligible for funeral and cemetery benefits.
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New California FSA Notice

The State of California placed a new notice requirement on employers who sponsor flexible spending account (FSA) plans that impose a deadline to withdraw funds before ...
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New Jersey ACA Filing Requirement

Starting with Tax Year 2019, the State of New Jersey requires employers, insurers and other providers of health coverage to send health care coverage information to the ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 10.10.2019
Q.- An employee wants to know if she can be reimbursed from her FSA for the cost of a home genetic testing kit. Can she?
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Learn to Protect Your Privacy During National Cybersecurity Month

October is recognized as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month which encourages individuals to access resources needed to say safe and secure online.
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Secure Email Distribution with MyEnroll360

BAS recognizes an employer’s ongoing need to send information to its diverse employee population. Sometimes, an employer needs to communicate with a subset of employees ...
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Medicare Part D Notices Due Soon

Employers with prescription drug plans must provide a notice to Medicare-eligible participants letting them know if their prescription drug coverage is “creditable” or ...
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Opt-Out Payments & Health Care Reform

With calendar-year plan open enrollment season approaching, employers should consider how they treat payments made for opting out of health coverage.
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 03.10.2019
Q.- Do we have to keep track of PTO hours for determining if an employee is a full-time for ACA purposes?
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List of Security Breaches at Your Fingertips

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act amendments to HIPAA requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to post a list ...
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BAS Attended the DFMC

BAS has once again showed commitment to its religious sector clients by attending the Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference (DFMC) Annual Meeting in Chicago as a Gold ...
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Salary Increased for Overtime Pay

A new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor will make many more workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA sets minimum wage ...
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ACA Form Refresher

What is Form 1095-C? Form 1095-C is an IRS form for Affordable Care Act reporting. Form 1095-C provides employees with information about their health coverage and their ...
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