The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains two filing requirements for insurers and applicable employers, which first took effect for the 2015 calendar year. ALEs (50 or more full-time plus full time equivalent employees) must provide each full time employee with a Form 1095-C. All employers of any size who offer Minimum Essential Cover under self-funded plan generally must provide a Form 1095-B to all covered employees and former employees that describe the health coverage. Employers subject to 105-B/1095-C reporting must also provide the individual statements to the IRS along with accompanying transmittal form.
Online administrative systems designed specifically to provide better administration support to HR. A high quality Ben Admin platform will increase usability for employees and be able to set up a communication system between HR and payroll. Full needs analysis and options available through several vendor partners.
Compare deductibles, co-pays, contributions, out of pocket maximums to measure competitiveness nationally, by region and industry.
The Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) is a law giving employees the right to continue participation in group health insurance coverage after leaving their job. Retaining the services of a COBRA administrator helps keep your plan in compliance with the law and performs all of the necessary administrative tasks that may include Initial Rights Notification, Qualifying Event Notices, Premium collection and remittance, and carrier reinstatement/terminations.
Designed to incorporate client’s logo and branding. Options range from one page flyers, payroll stuffers, open enrollment announcements, detailed booklets and many more.
A comprehensive Dependent Eligibility Audit will review 100% of the dependents enrolled on the plan to ensure that each dependent meets your defined eligibility rules.
Include employee recognition, rewards programs and corporate discounts as a part of your overall benefit offerings to increase morale and engagement. You can use an online engagement platform that uses a system of points to “earn” prizes or simply sponsor company-wide raffles or spot-bonuses.
The three most common types of employee surveys include employee opinion and satisfaction surveys, employee culture surveys, and employee engagement surveys. … Employee opinion and satisfaction surveys measure employee views, attitudes and perceptions of their organization (also known as “climate surveys”). An employee culture survey measures the point of view of employees and is designed to assess whether it aligns with that of the organization or its departments. Employee engagement surveys measure employees’ commitment, motivation, sense of purpose and passion for their work and organization.
Attorney on retainer when formal legal opinion is needed. May extend our corporate partner discount to our clients for project work or complex issues that our clients need for counsel.
A flexible spending account (FSA), also known as a flexible spending arrangement, is one of a number of tax-advantaged financial accounts that can be set up through a cafeteria plan of an employer in the United States. A FSA allows an employee to set aside a portion of earnings to pay for qualified expenses as established in the cafeteria plan, most commonly for medical expenses but often for dependent care or other expenses. Money deducted from an employee’s pay into an FSA is not subject to payroll taxes, resulting in payroll tax savings.
The Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan is used to file an ERISA plan’s annual information return (including premium, commissions and enrollment numbers) with the Department of Labor (“DOL”). Our third-party vendor Wrangle uses secure, state of the art software, including a highly effective, proprietary tracking system. This assures timely and accurate Form 5500 Health and Welfare filings.
A health savings account (HSA), is an employee-owned, tax-advantaged financial accounts that can be set up through any participating bank when paired with an IRS approved High Deductible Health Plan. A HSA allows an employee to set aside a portion of earnings to pay for qualified expenses as established in the cafeteria plan, most commonly for medical expenses. Money deducted from an employee’s pay into an HSA is not subject to payroll taxes, resulting in payroll tax savings, and employers may also choose to sponsor and/or contribute to the account.
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Online HR resource available 24/Legal Alerts, Relevant Compliance topics, Federal & State Benefits Libraries, HR Forms, Checklists, & Documents, Employee Handbook templates, HR Self-Audit Tool, Mobile App available for Apple & Android via HRProMobile, and On demand training topics. Limited number of telephonic consulting also included.
A personalized on-line site, which allows our clients to effortlessly connect and communicate within organizations. Completely customized and branded to the client (marketing platform). Provides access to timely news and information through survey benchmarking and health care reform resources. Portal also supports OSHA reporting.
Though pet insurance is a nontraditional benefit and is generally paid for by the employee, it is becoming increasingly popular in the workplace to help employees care for their pets without going bankrupt. Pet health care services often carry a steep price tag, and offering insurance for employees’ pets is a great marketing and PR initiative for companies that want to add to their image of being a great place to work.
Access to a national network of U.S. board-certified physicians and pediatricians that lets you resolve your routine medical issues, on-demand 24/7, via phone or online video consultations from wherever you happen to be.
Total Compensation Statements are the most reliable and cost-effective way for organizations to communicate the value of their compensation and benefits. Plus, it’s a way to engage with employees and publicize any special benefits or extreme perks that can help differentiate the employer brand.
Education and activities that an employer may sponsor in order to promote healthy lifestyles for their employees and their families. Examples of wellness initiatives include health education classes, subsidized use of fitness facilities and internal policies or programs (such as discounting employee contributions for participants in the wellness program) that promote healthy behavior. Andreini can help you design a grass-roots wellness program or connect you with a wellness vendor that can create a tailored and branded wellness program for your employees.
Section 1A wrap document, or SPD (Summary Plan Description) “wraps” around the policy, coverage certificate or plan booklet provided by the insurance carrier. The benefits available under the plan continue to be governed by the insurance documents while the wrap document supplements with the information necessary to comply with ERISA.
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