Reduce Human Error with COBRA Certification Training

Reduce Human Error with COBRA Certification Training

The issue has been blamed on human error. How often do see those words? They come up in news stories about everything from plane crashes to medical disasters. Humans make mistakes. When it comes to COBRA, those mistakes can lead to costly fines. The good news is that...
COBRA Elections Come in Many Forms – Here’s What Counts

COBRA Elections Come in Many Forms – Here’s What Counts

Managing COBRA involves a lot of notices. If you don’t get these notices right, you can run into some serious compliance issues – and that can mean big fines. Not all notifications come from the employer, however. The employee, the employee’s spouse or the employee’s...
How to Vet Your Technology Partners

How to Vet Your Technology Partners

What headaches could the wrong tech partner cause your company? Missing data. Business interruption. Uninformed decisions. Angry people. The list goes on and on. Technology is at the heart of modern business. To avoid headaches, you need a strong technology partner....
A Flexible Solution to EDI834 Challenges

A Flexible Solution to EDI834 Challenges

Do you need to send health care eligibility updates to your insurance carrier? Then you need an Electronic Data Interchange 834 file, commonly shortened to EDI834. This standard format meets HIPAA requirements, but there’s a catch. Even though it’s a global standard,...
State Continuation Rules: Don’t Let Them Sneak up on You

State Continuation Rules: Don’t Let Them Sneak up on You

If you’re exempt from federal COBRA rules, you might think you don’t have to worry about compliance. But are you forgetting mini-COBRAs? Just like a COBRA snake, these rules can sneak up on you to deliver a powerful bite. COBRA and Mini-COBRA The Consolidated Omnibus...
Need a Better Check Collection Process? Try Lockbox.

Need a Better Check Collection Process? Try Lockbox.

Employers and third-party administrators have something important in common: They’re always looking for ways to operate more efficiently. One function that is particularly time-intensive is the receipt of premium checks. Every time a check comes in, someone in your...