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Why Employers Should Consider Self-Funding

Why Employers Should Consider Self-Funding Reason #1: Transparency As health care costs continue to rise its causing employers to consider major changes to their health insurance plans. With the new ACA law the term “transparency” is getting a lot of attention in the healthcare industry as it creates a new savings opportunity...

When Was The Last Time You Updated Your Employee Handbook?

Employee handbooks are an essential part of effective HR management.  Handbooks are also an important risk management tool.  Since employee handbooks are not required by law, organizations may determine the best method and most effective means to communicate important HR-related information to their employees. An employee handbook should help reduce risk...

And Now There Is Fire

Back in November of 2014 I published a blog about an issue Barrett Business Systems seemingly had titled "I See Smoke On Mount BBSI". Well it smoldered for a good while and now there is fire. BBSI has been informed by staff at the San Francisco office of the Division of Enforcement of...

Upcoming Webinar- “Streamline Your Processes, Save Time and Money”

Please join us for a brief 20 minute webinar on February 4th  at 11:30 am. We will be showcasing our technology tools designed to streamline your processes for Benefits Management, Human Resources, and ACA Compliance into one, simple, easy-to-use system. This webinar we will highlight: Employee On-boarding Supervisor Training Online Benefit Enrollment and Cost...

Avoiding the ACA tax penalties

Now in our third year of the Affordable Care Act, the open enrollment period is finishing up for the 2016 plan year. This year we have seen a lot of changes and some increase in provider participation for the individual and family plans. It is still important to...