Merge Divisions in ACAManager

Sometimes we have groups that have multiple EINs entered for the different company divisions that need to be merged for ACA e-filing. Below are the steps to follow to merge these groups.

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Topics: ACAManager

3rd Year Voluntary Benefits: Rate Lock with Stacked plans (Flat Amounts)

This process should be referenced when building 3rd year and forward plans for a client that has Rate (age) locked voluntary plans that will require a set of plans for new enrollees and a stacked (buy-up) option.

Assumptions/Prerequisites
Minimum requirement: 2nd year plans are built
• Carrier/broker has confirmed there are no changes to plan rates or eligibility criteria
• Carrier/broker has confirmed EEs will remain locked into their coverage and rates based on their original election

Rate (Age) Locked: EE will pay same premium year after year based on “age/years of service at plan effective date” for their original enrollment into the plan. Coverage and cost are static from original election.

Stacked (Buy-up) Plans: These plans will allow the employees to increase their coverage up to the maximum coverage, at their new age band if aging up.

Employee Critical Illness
Offered in increments of $5,000.00
Minimum Coverage: $5,000.00
Maximum Coverage: $15,000.00
Guaranteed Issue: $0.00
Tobacco & Non-Tobacco Rates
No Reduction Schedule

Tobacco Question: You will either have a UDF Tobacco Question or utilize the system tobacco question to determine Tobacco status. Minimum requirement: 2nd year plans are built
• Carrier/broker has confirmed there are no changes to plan rates or eligibility criteria
• Carrier/broker has confirmed EEs will remain locked into their coverage and rates based on their original election

Rate (Age) Locked: EE will pay same premium year after year based on “age/years of service at plan effective date” for their original enrollment into the plan. Coverage and cost are static from original election.

Stacked (Buy-up) Plans: These plans will allow the employees to increase their coverage up to the maximum coverage, at their new age band if aging up.

Employee Critical Illness
Offered in increments of $5,000.00
Minimum Coverage: $5,000.00
Maximum Coverage: $15,000.00
Guaranteed Issue: $0.00
Tobacco & Non-Tobacco Rates
No Reduction Schedule

Tobacco Question: You will either have a UDF Tobacco Question or utilize the system tobacco question to determine Tobacco status.

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Topics: bCEnroll

3rd Year VB - Age Banded with Audit

CRITICAL ILLNESS – EMPLOYEE & SPOUSE

Year 1 & 2

Employee Critical Illness: 
Critical Illness offered in offered amounts of $5k-$50k, with both tobacco and non-tobacco plans

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Topics: bCEnroll

3rd Year Voluntary Benefits: Age Lock w/New Enrollee Plans

ASSUMPTIONS/PREREQUISITES

Minimum requirement: 1st year plans are built
• Carrier/broker has confirmed there are no changes to plan rates or eligibility criteria
• Carrier/broker has confirmed EEs will remain locked into their coverage and rates based on their original election

Rate Locked: EE will pay same premium year after year based on “age/years of service at plan effective date” for their original enrollment into the plan. Coverage and cost are static from original election, e.g. is as follows:

Employee Critical Illness
Offered in increments of $5,000.00
Minimum Coverage: $5,000.00
Maximum Coverage: $50,000.00
New Hire Guaranteed Issue of $15,000.00
Tobacco & Non-Tobacco Rates

Spouse Critical Illness
Offered in increments of $2,500.00
Minimum Coverage: $2,500.00
Maximum Coverage: $25,000.00 or 50% of EE coverage
New Hire Guaranteed Issue of $15,000.00
Tobacco & Non-Tobacco Rates

Child Critical Illness [Standared VB Config]
Offered in increments of $2,500.00
Minimum Coverage: $2,500.00
Maximum Coverage: $15,000.00 or 100% of EE coverage
New Hire/OE Guaranteed Issue of $7,500.00
Single rate for all dependents and equal coverage across each child

Build User Defined Fields for CI Issue Age Band & Spouse Tobacco Question to mirror the below screen shots:

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Topics: bCEnroll

Troubleshooting Tips: Resolving Compatibility Issues

  1. From the Internet Explorer Browser select Tools from the menu bar. Once you selected Tools select the Compatibility View Settings.
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Topics: bCEnroll

Creating Smart Forms

  1. Provide the form that you would like to include in the enrollment process to the designated benefitsCONNECT® representative. The responsible party will map the form fields and upload the document for your use.
  2. The designated benefitsCONNECT® representative will send you an email letting you know the form is available.
  3. Upon email receipt login to enroll.benefitsconnect.net
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Topics: bCEnroll

Adding Videos as a Manual Entry

  1. Login to benefitsCONNECT® through https://enroll.benefitsconnect.net
  2. Select company you wish to update.
  3. Click on Setup & Configuration, and from the drop-down menu select Videos.
  4. Click on either the Page Videos or Benefit Videos tab. Once you are in the correct tab, click Add New. In this example we will be adding a video to a page.
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Topics: bCEnroll

Adding Videos from the Form List

  1. Login to benefitsCONNECT® through https://enroll.benefitsconnect.net
  2. Select the company you wish to update.
  3. Click on Setup & Configuration, and from the drop-down menu select Videos.
  4. Click on either the Page Videos or Benefit Videos tab. Once you are in the correct tab, click Add New. In this example we will be adding a video to a page.
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Topics: bCEnroll

Plan Comparison

  1. Login to benefitsCONNECT® through https://enroll.benefitsconnect.net
  2. Select company you wish to update.
  3. Click on Setup & Configuration, and from the drop-down menu select Company Information.
  4. Check the box next to Enable Plan Comparison under the Enrollment Settings column.
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Disabling Qualifying Events

  1. Log into bCEnroll as a company administrator/system administrator by going to the following website: https://enroll.benefitsconnect.net
  2. Click on Companies and a list of your Employer Groups will be shown. Then select the company you wish to view from the list provided. Alternately, if your list of employer groups is large, click Search after selecting Companies and enter in the company name into the appropriate field and click Apply.
  3. Click on Setup & Configuration, and from the drop-down menu select Qualifying Events.
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Topics: bCEnroll