Technology Enables Small Groups to Self-fund

Tech Cost Secure Data Technology advancements change the landscape of business operations, including self-funding health plans capabilities. Historically, large companies were the only employers able to afford to implement a self-funded plan. The reason self-funding was limited to large businesses was due to the required level of personnel involved to maintain the plan [...]

July 29th, 2017|HR Answers, Self-funding, Technology|0 Comments

Does Your Company Have a HIPAA Privacy Officer?

Issue: Your company needs to designate a privacy officer for HIPAA purposes. Are there any limits on who can make that designation or how you can make it? Answer: Government regulations do not limit who can serve as a privacy officer for HIPAA purposes. Pursuant to those regulations, “covered entities” must designate someone to be the [...]

December 20th, 2016|HR Answers|0 Comments