The Federal Trade Commission issued an alert encouraging people to keep software up to date. According to the FTC, updated software can help protect sensitive financial and tax information.
Cobra Control Services provides easy COBRA administration at low per-use costs. One often-overlooked feature of COBRA administration is informing COBRA participants about changes in the premium rates for plans. CCS takes a proactive approach to this issue by reaching out to each client at rate renewal time.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released tips on keeping apps on mobile devices safe and secure.
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 maintain its tax-favored status, a health care FSA may only reimburse expenses for medical care.
This spring, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services entered into a settlement agreement with Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC addressing violations of HIPAA.
MyEnroll360 includes a user settings program to allow for personalization and account tracking.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported an email phishing scam that looks like an official Department of Homeland Security notice. The malicious email uses a spoofed email address that appears to be a National Cyber Awareness System alert. If the attachment in the email is opened, it downloads malware onto the user’s system.
Employers can recognize huge cost savings by reviewing plan participation and verifying that benefits are being provided only to individuals eligible under the terms of the plan. BAS can assist employers with this process through the MyEnroll360 Dependent Eligibility Audit Services. Employers should consider depended eligibility audits as they prepare for open enrollment in the new plan year.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a report addressing how to manage the Internet of Things (IoT). The report is intended to help federal agencies and other groups manage the cybersecurity and privacy risks associated with IoT devices.
Employers can view their BAS/CCS monthly invoices online. Each month, an invoice with a summary of the bill is sent to the employer. An employer who wants more information about the bill can log into MyEnroll.com to see the supporting documentation.