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You asked - and the benefits community answered!

Looking for a place to ask benefits related questions and get answers from industry "experts"?  The ISCEBSLink list serve discussion is the first place to go.  This user-friendly platform allows you to see recent discussion threads, share documents with the group and view what's available from the Library.

Recent discussions include:

  • Medical Reserves Rule of Thumb
  • Maternity Leave Exceptions
  • Salary-banded Contributions
  • 1095C Reporting

This discussion forum is an exclusive member benefit offered only to Society members.  Don't miss out - renew or join today and connect with the industry's best and brightest thought leaders! (2/11/16)

2016 Symposium – September 18-21, Baltimore, Maryland

Register now to attend the 35th annual Symposium, held September 18-21 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. [Register now]

A Closer Look: Workplace Wellness Outcomes

A Closer Look: Workplace Wellness Outcomes provides a look at what organizations with successful wellness programs are doing and offers hints to other organizations on how they can create more successful wellness offerings.

The report suggests that many employers are finding positive outcomes from their wellness programs and are using a wide-variety of factors to calculate success. Additionally, incentives continue to be popular in wellness programs and the report finds that when it comes to increasing participation, they appear to be working. [Read more] (2/11/16)

Spotlight on the demand for a CEBS's expertise!

Looking for more proof that CEBS graduates are in demand? When Canada's #1 National Morning Show (Canada AM) wanted to do a segment on what Canadians should be looking for in their benefits package and social programs, they tapped into the ISCEBS Toronto Chapter for a spokesperson. Wayne Murphy, CEBS, past president of both the ISCEBS and the Toronto Chapter, stepped up to the plate. Explaining a vast and very complicated topic is no easy feat, but Wayne engaged viewers and kept them tuned in. Wayne is the Manager Corporate Services with Prudent Benefits Administration Services Inc. in Toronto.

Thanks to Wayne for participating and for touting the CEBS designation during the interview! View Wayne's interview here. (1/15/16)

What's New in ACA University?

ACA University is a virtual environment that provides the essential information needed to work though the changes ACA will bring to the industry, your daily responsibilities and health care's long-term future. Access to ACA University is included with Society membership. Recently released information includes:

  • Blog: Employees Impatient for 1095-Cs
  • Blog: Return to Sender- Undeliverable 1095-Cs
  • FAQ: How does an employer determine when an ongoing full-time employee who becomes part-time can be taken off health insurance coverage?

View these documents and more now. [Registration is required] (2/2/16)

Report Your CEBS Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

Enter, view or edit your CPE activities and credits through your International Foundation profile. Log in at www.ifebp.org/myprofile and click "Manage Your CPE Credits" to the right of your name. The username or login is your 6- or 8-digit member number and the password is traditionally your last name. If you need assistance, please contact the CEBS customer service team during business hours at 800-449-2327, option 3 or cebscpe@ifebp.org.

This page lists the CEBS graduates in the U.S. and Canada (listed by state or province) who have successfully completed the requirements to be recognized as CPE compliant. By participating in CPE, these individuals reaffirm their commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth. CPE compliance ensures the CEBS designation—and the collective industry knowledge it represents—remains visible and strong.

 

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Recent topics on ISCEBSLink

  • Bereavement Language
  • PTO Accurral while on FMLA Leave
  • 401k Vesting Schedule
  • 1095-C Reporting Codes