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5 Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant

5 Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant

If you follow any of our social media, keep up with healthcare news, or watch any type of news broadcast, you have heard about HIPAA and the importance of staying compliant. If not, here is a brief run-down of what every company should know about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act:

HIPAA Privacy Rule is a set of federal standards to protect the privacy of health information. The privacy rules provide patients with the right to access their records. The HIPAA Security Rule establishes national standards for the security of electronic protected health information (ePHI).  ...

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What is an FSA, exactly?

What is an FSA, exactly?

AHHHH!!! Here we go again with the confusing acronyms! Yes, we get it: this stuff is complicated, especially living in a fast-paced world where we barely have the time to check our voicemails. Forget about answering them! So, let's start, as we usually do, with a definition.

FSA, or Flexible Spending Account, is set-up through employers and can be used for medical expenses, dental care, and vision care. The employee decides how much to contribute for the year, and that amount is deducted from the employee's pay over 12 months before...

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Open Enrollment Help When You Need It

Open Enrollment Help When You Need It

Medcom Benefits Solutions brings even more to the table with our new Open Enrollment marketing program. This email specific program puts together the pieces for you and your employees. We know how busy and overwhelming Open Enrollment season can be and how easy it is for important things to end up on the back burner. Our OE program will not only help you out but educate your team and save your company time and energy this busy season!   Did You Know?

We both know that flexible spending and health savings accounts play an important role in making healthcare...

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What’s New with Commuter Benefits?

What’s New with Commuter Benefits?

Oh, the old Commuter Benefits. You have to love an extra benefit to reimburse parking and transit to employees! The whole idea is pretty impressive: use your company-issued debit cards to pay for your train or commuter car ride. Get reimbursed for parking expenses. No receipt substantiation. No hassle. Pretty great, huh!?

Well, drum roll, please...

Commuter Benefits is now EVEN BETTER!

Employees can now use their commuter benefits and PRE-TAX dollars to pay for eligible uberPOOL, Lyft Line, and VIA rides through the Transit Rideshare Program. The benefits are easy to use, too!...

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