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Compliance

Compliance is confusing. We make it easier.

MMA’s in-house compliance specialists are experienced with contracts, claims and regulatory analysts. These specialists diligently keep our agency and clients abreast of Human Resources obligations. Our compliance team is led by our Compliance Director. She and her team handle client specific research, contract review, compliance updates and support services. Services and updates are available for the following:


HIPAA

  • Privacy Guidelines
  • Security Guidelines
  • Creditable Coverage

ERISA

  • Reporting
  • Disclosure Notices
  • Contract/SPD Review
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities

COBRA

  • Compliance Reviews
  • Determining a Qualifying Event
  • Notice Requirements

Southwest Regional Law

  • State Continuation
  • SB 51
  • State Mandates

FMLA

  • Leave Requirements
  • Impact on Disability Plans

Online Resources

Our compliance information, along with other useful resources, is available to clients 24 hours a day through HRAnswersNow, accessible through your designated client portal. Log on to HRAnswersNow for access to:

  • State Employment Laws
  • Benefits
  • Sample HR Policies
  • News & Current Events
  • Job Descriptions
  • Performance Review Capabilities
  • Email Alerts
  • Help Guide or User Manual
  • The Ability to Email Articles to Other Staff
  • The Ability to “Save” Documents in Folders
  • Topical Index

MMA also has an ERISA attorney in-house to assist with compliance related matters. He has over 25 years of experience advising employers on health and welfare plans, compliance and employee benefit-related issues with regard to corporate transactions.

MMA retains Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent, LLP for employee benefit compliance matters. They are a Boston-based legal boutique with a global reach. The experienced attorneys at the firm are dedicated to providing practical, no-nonsense advice, guidance and legal assistance to our agency including monthly webinars and annual in-person seminars.

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