Monthly Archives: August 2009

FMLA Guidance from our Senior Advisor – Free Webinar September 24th

August 1st, 2009

Published August 2009 Fifty years of combined Human Resources experience and open lines of communication with the Department of Labor gives our clients a key advantage when it comes to FMLA administration. With his vast knowledge and practical experience, Dave McDaniel, one of our FMLA consultants, is often called upon to provide much needed guidance...

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Is capping Flexible Spending Accounts in the future?

August 1st, 2009

Published August 2009 Is capping Flexible Spending Accounts in the future? While there has been a lot of press and focus surrounding healthcare reform, little has been written about the probable impact on Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). During the last several months BASIC has paid close attention to healthcare reform activities, specifically the FSA proposals...

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Dependent Verification Saves

August 1st, 2009

Published August 2009 As healthcare costs rise, employers are looking for resources and solutions to help control these costs. Dependent Verification, otherwise known as an eligibility audit, is one way to help defer costs. Last week Detroit Public Schools released a savings of $2.1 million a year in health care coverage cost. This was a...

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ARRA modifications to HIPAA

August 1st, 2009

Published August 2009 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) approved by Congress on February 13, 2009 and signed into law by the President on February 17, 2009, makes a number of modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regarding privacy and security rules. The legislative changes that affect HIPAA...

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