Resource Center

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HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules

February 9, 2018 | HIPAA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulates and enforces the Privacy Rule and Security Rule through its Office for Civil Rights (OCR). This guide reviews key features of the Privacy Rule and Security Rule (“the Rules”) specifically for employers that sponsor group health plans: HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules 

Health and Welfare Compliance Guide

February 9, 2018 | General Benefits

Ardent Solutions has arranged for this guide to be created for our clients by Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP (“MBWL”), a premiere employee benefits, executive compensation, and employment law firm. 2019 Health and Welfare Compliance Guide

FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart

February 9, 2018 | HSA/HRA/FSA

Trying to understand the differences between FSA, HRA and HSAs? Use our comparison chart for a general understanding of the differences between the two: FSA, HRA and HSA Comparison Chart

FMLA Administration Checklist

February 9, 2018 | FMLA

This checklist provides only a general overview of the process of administering leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA regulations are extremely complex and may address situations that are not included in this checklist. Employers should consult counsel before making any decision to deny an otherwise eligible employee leave under the […]

Federal Record Retention Requirements

February 9, 2018 | General Benefits

The following document contains: Federal Record Retention Requirements  

ERISA Welfare Plan SPD Checklist

February 9, 2018 | ERISA

This checklist is intended to provide a general guide for information that must be included in a complete ERISA Welfare Plan SPD. Please consult with your regular employee benefits attorney for an explanation of any of these requirements: ERISA Welfare Plan SPD Checklist

DOL Audit Notice Request List

February 9, 2018 | DOL

The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is responsible for the administration and enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) . ERISA establishes standards governing the operation of employee benefit plans and the conduct of fiduciaries with respect to such plans. Section […]

Electronic Distribution Guidelines

February 9, 2018 | General Benefits

Please see our guide for sharing Ardent materials electronically. Electronic Distribution Guidelines Resource   

COBRA Open Enrollment Check List

February 9, 2018 | COBRA

Learn more about COBRA Open Enrollment Procedures using Ardent’s: COBRA Open Enrollment Check List

2019 PCORI Fee Worksheet

February 9, 2018 | PCORI

Effective for plan years ending on or after 10/1/12 and before 10/1/19 (i.e., beginning with 2012 plan year for calendar year plans), health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-funded health plans are required to pay an excise tax to fund the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute – often referred to as the “PCORI fee.” […]