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 attention to disposing of PHI. The HIPAA privacy rules require covered entities to take appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the privacy of PHI in any form. Any form includes protections in connection with the disposal of PHI.
MyEnroll360 now includes a Funeral & Cemetery Benefits Manager that enables employers to communicate with groups of employees eligible for funeral and cemetery benefits.
October is recognized as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month which encourages individuals to access resources needed to say safe and secure online.
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 and can’t create a distribution list in a standard email program.
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 of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals.
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 Sponsor.
The FBI has re-released its “Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge” to help students use the Internet securely. With an increase of cyber-crimes, it is important for people of all ages to understand how to keep information secure.
MyEnroll360 provides an easy and efficient way for plan administrators to process and launch COBRA qualifying event notices. MyEnroll360 is available for users to enter qualifying event details 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Security protocol at BAS prohibits compressed files from entering the network. A compressed file (such as one ending with .zip, .exe or .qt) may contain an undetectable virus or may cause malicious software to download onto the computer of the recipient who opens the file. BAS security can detect a compressed file even if the sender removes the extension name.