BAS News-to-Use


 

New MyEnroll Mass Email Manager Module

BAS recognizes an employer’s ongoing need to send information to its diverse employee population.  Sometimes, an employer needs to communicate with a subset employees and can’t create a distribution list in a standard email program. BAS has always been available to send “mass emails” to your specified employee groups.

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Encrypting Data at Rest

Benefit Allocation Systems ensures proper security for all retained data. Not only does BAS encrypt data in transit, but BAS also encrypts data at rest. Data at rest refers to data on a disk, with no distinction between data on active vs. backup disks.

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MyEnroll Employee Billing History

MyEnroll.com allows employers the ability to see a history of employee premium payments and fee details. This application within the MyEnroll.com billing module is particularly helpful for employers with multiple subdivisions or locations.

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Increase in Ransomware Attacks

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has announced an increase in ransomware attacks. A ransomware attack occurs when malicious software is used to deny access to a computer system until a ransom is paid. Ransomware can attack a computer through a phishing email or when an infected website is visited.

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FTC Releases Identity Theft Warning

The Federal Trade Commission issued a new alert on Preventing and Responding to Identity Theft. The FTC partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to allow people to report tax-related identity theft online, through the website www.identitytheft.gov. The website may be accessed by clicking here.

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COBRA Check Reports

BAS' Cobra Control Services provides brokers with an online report of all COBRA payment checks sent to their client employers.

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Sending Secure Emails

BAS has measures in place to ensure sensitive client and participant data is sent securely.  MyEnroll.com includes secure file transfer capabilities to allow third parties to access data within the controlled side. BAS requires encryption on all emails sent with attachments. The BAS system scans all emails looking for select personal and financial data triggers in both the body of the email and in attachments.

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BAS Community Service- The Joy of Sox

Benefit Allocation Systems conducted a sock drive as part of its commitment to community service. A total of 169 pairs of socks were collected and donated to The Joy of Sox- a nonprofit organization, founded in 2010, which provides socks to the homeless.

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HIPAA Security Rule

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a summary of important elements of the HIPAA Security Rule. This summary offers a useful overview of the rule, which is intended to protect the privacy and security of electronic health information.

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COBRA Participant Account Details

Cobra Control Services (CCS) provides easy and affordable COBRA and continuation of coverage administration. CCS also makes it simple to review and monitor individuals who elect continuation coverage.
 
The "Participant Details-New" section of MyEnroll provides an in-depth view of COBRA continuant information. On this page, you can search for any continuant in his or her election period, and active COBRA participant or a continuant whose COBRA has ended.
 
The information on the "Participant Details-New" page includes basic demographic information, COBRA coverages and costs, dates of notifications from CCS, copies of notifications, billing and check history, qualifying event start and end date, and other important information.
 
To reach the "Participant Details-New" page, log into MyEnroll.com with your administrator User ID and Password. Click the “Cobra” tab. Then select “Participant Details-New” under “History.”
 
For more information about COBRA and continuation of coverage administration, contact info@cobracontrol.com.
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