Additional Service Cost Subsidized Based on Group Size Access to HIPAA compliance software The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), is a law regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services, contains a Privacy Rule that employer and health providers use to gather, store, evaluate, and transmit employee health information.RD Benefits Group provides access to several firms that have developed educational software that can be obtained for training of employers and their HR staff. Online employee benefits web portal Employees can greatly benefit in managing their own health care and may prevent serious diseases when they have access to their own online web benefit, which discloses the plans available, summary of benefits, and preventive information to common diseases. RD Benefits Group utilizes the services of a few companies that sell this web portal, and the cost can be subsidized depending on the number of participants in the group. COBRA administration The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) amends sections of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). COBRA requires group health plans to offer certain individuals (known as "qualified beneficiaries"), who would otherwise lose their group health plan coverage as a result of a specific qualifying event (such as employment termination or certain changes in family status), the opportunity to continue their group health plan coverage for a specified period of time at applicable group rates.RD Benefits Group counts on a network of valued business contacts that provide the administration of COBRA at a nominal cost. Qualified Plan Guidance RD Benefits offers creative strategies that are specific to situations, relevant choices and solutions to plans in place. This, in turn, enables our clients to make informed decisions; once decisions are made, we communicate in writing to the different selected carriers the intention to renew or terminate the existing agreement, and we notify them as well of any changes in plans or contributions.