Recently, The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released guidance on the application process to obtain a Health Plan Identifier (“HPID”). A HPID is an all-numeric, 10-digit identification number requirement for many HIPAA-covered health plans. HPIDs will be used in all HIPAA standard transactions, like the payment of health care claims, claim status checks, health plan eligibility confirmations and premium payments. The …Read More
In today’s job market, most applicants search for open positions online and apply through a job board or company career page. If you have a job opening, you want to attract the most applicants to have a large pool to choose from so you end up with the best possible employee. But what if the best candidates aren’t even seeing your posting?
Online recruiting and hiring systems can help businesses be more efficient in their hiring process and …Read More
One of the most important pieces of legislation to influence employee management in the modern workplace was the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991. Despite the fact that this law is in its 23rd year of enforcement, there are still a number of companies that either don’t understand the nuances of the act or remain willfully ignorant. Regardless of the circumstances, business owners are responsible for educating their human resources …Read More
Beginning in 2015, applicable large employers that do not offer affordable minimum value health coverage to their full time employees will be subject to the employer shared responsibility penalty under the Internal Revenue Code. This applies to large employers, with 50 or more full-time employees. But what exactly constitutes a full-time employee? It sounds like an obvious thing, but it can get exceedingly murky when you have contract workers. …Read More
Building great teams doesn’t happen overnight. It requires an overall human resource planning strategy that goes beyond team building exercises. That being said team building exercises don’t hurt, according to CEO.com. What matters is the right team and the right exercises.
How to find the best candidates for building a team
Ideally, a team works together because the members are all people who fit into the culture of the workplace. This returns …Read More