Assessments, Policies, and Training Are Key to HIPAA Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

The keys for plan sponsors to avoid penalties under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as other liability that may come with data breaches, were discussed by HIPAA experts in a recent webinar. Periodic risk assessments, updated policies and procedures, and ongoing training are critical to HIPAA compliance, said Kathryn Bakich, senior vice president at Segal Consulting. Privacy and Plan Administration.

Employee Benefits Management: Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits Plan

Netchex HR Blog

When done properly, employee benefits management helps employees, as well as the company. Because employee benefits can be complicated, and you need a centralized system to manage costs and adjust policies. Do you tend to get the same questions and concerns from employees?

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The Essential Features of Benefits Administration Software

Netchex HR Blog

Your employees need options to be able to sign up for the benefits they prefer (especially when there’s an employee contribution), and your company needs to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and compliance. LEARN: What is Benefits Administration and How Can HR Technology Make it Easier?

12 Best Payroll Software Solutions for Small Businesses in 2022

ConnecTeam

Who here just can’t wait for that time of the month (or week) to calculate employee wages , PTO, taxes, benefits , and all those other super-fun payroll things? Let’s take a look at some of the very best that are going to safe your small business time and money in the long run.

HR Case Management: Benefits and Best Practices

Analytics in HR

A key function of any HR department is managing the cases that are submitted to the department. As HR has evolved over the years, case management has become critical to providing a positive employee experience. Benefits of HR case management software.

Consequences of Outdated Employee Benefits Systems

Zenefits

Technology is making remarkable strides across the employee benefits landscape. A 2019-2020 survey found that the vast majority of organizations are utilizing a benefits application in some shape or form. Benefits administration is regarded as the most complex HR process.

Benefit Resource Acquires North Coast Administrators and Signals Expansion in the Great Lakes Region

Benefit Resource Inc.

8, 2022) —Benefit Resource (BRI), a leading provider of innovative and dedicated administration of tax-free benefits programs, announced today the acquisition of North Coast Administrators (NCA), an Ohio-based administrator of consumer-directed benefits and benefit continuation services. North Coast Administrators has a long history of providing its clients personalized and dedicated service, an ethos and focus that unites the two organizations. Company and Culture The Press Room

“Establish a security program”, With Jason Remillard and Stuart Lerner

Thrive Global

Encrypt everything so that in the event your data is stolen, it can’t be read. Since users are the weakest link in the information security chain, phishing tests are extremely important. I played many sports growing up and learned the importance of teamwork at an early age.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #257: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Hosts Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss important news and topics in recruiting and HR technology. SilkRoad Technology Announces Lilith Christiansen as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer Link ». So light is the is formerly part of what it was known as an cuit.

9 Ways to Make Benefits Administration Easier (An HR Checklist)

Zenefits

You need to be able to pull up an employee’s data at any point beyond the onboarding process, such as preparing for audits and any potential unexpected issues that could pop up. You have enough on your plate, so why not consider automating the process? Use an end-to-end platform.

Gail Trauco: “Learn to tell “your” story”

Thrive Global

Learn to tell “your” story and how it impacts what you do today. Tell the real story…the heart-breaking story…shining as the “survivor” and possessing a CEO’s toolbox to keep me in front of other Advocates. School was my favorite place in the world. Tell the truth.

HR services for small business

Tandem HR

Rarely do you find a business started for the sheer thrill of processing payroll or because hiring and firing people is a hobby. Nor does anyone start a business for the excitement they feel when complying with employment law. Small and mid-sized businesses can provide the HR their people need without wasting time or money by engaging with a Professional Employer Organization or PEO. This allows owners and executives to spend their valuable time growing the business.

How You Can Use Data to Improve Corporate Wellness

Kazoo

Corporate wellness accounts for the wellbeing of every employee through various health and wellness initiatives. Corporate wellness programs, employee wellness programs and workplace wellness programs are all different terms, but they have the same underlying principle.

How You Can Use Data to Improve Corporate Wellness

Kazoo

Corporate wellness accounts for the wellbeing of every employee through various health and wellness initiatives. Corporate wellness programs, employee wellness programs and workplace wellness programs are all different terms, but they have the same underlying principle.

The Source: Weekly Roundup – April 15th, 2019

PlanSource

Welcome to The Source, your one-stop-shop for the latest and greatest HR and benefits news. Start off your week on a high note with The Source! In this week's edition, we discuss important employment law updates that you should be watching, how to use social media for recruiting, the new trend of 'adulting' benefits and more! Get ‘The Source’ sent directly to your inbox! Alexa, can you spell HIPAA? Thought Of The Week.

The Complete HR Compliance Glossary

Zenefits

Click on any of the letters below to jump to words that start with that letter. A regulation managed through the DoL requiring employers to create programs and provide reporting demonstrating that they actively recruit, hire, and train covered veterans, disabled persons, minorities, and women.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) , via DoL. Employers’ private pension and health plans must give participants information around plan features, funding, and responsibilities. Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government.

Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

As I built the EffortlessHR platform – a Human Resource Information System – I kept being asked several questions: Why do I need to …. What this really told me was that most companies without a HR Department had no idea how the number of their employees impact which law/regulation they needed to follow and understand. Equal Pay Act (EPA) – Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

Gail Trauco: “Sleep 8 hours daily”

Thrive Global

When I first started my business, I would sit at the back of the room in meetings. It was when I moved to the “front of the room” and started “speaking” up that it started to flourish. She is known for finding solutions when everyone else says there is no way.