Learn more about the ACA training packages we offer in this solution overview.
Put ACA compliance on autopilot
It is important to make sure that any partner you consider that will handle your employees' personal information has top-notch security.
CaseBuilder Flex integrates easily to most internal unemployment case management programs taking care of the document management flow, and prompting workflow actions and activities, while the employer maintains the provisioning and decisioning of the case load.
Equifax processes nearly 5 million unemployment claims each year. That kind of scale gives us the unique process insights that go into the CaseBuilder platform - our intuitive and intelligent web-based solution for streamlining unemployment case management.
A Smarter Way to Authenticate Customers
A real-time check of the devices used in your online business
Secure Authentication with One-Time Use Passcodes
Identity proofing with knowledge-based questions
I-9 Management offers an automated process, compliance management, and audit preparation through: E-Verify integration, dispersed employee management, paper to electronic conversion, and 'soon to come' audit and remediation tools.
The federal government mandates that employers report newly-hired and rehired employees to the state in which they work within 20 days. Equifax Unemployment Cost Management streamlines this process for employers by performing multi-state reporting on employers behalf.
There are a variety of state interpretations on the definition of a pattern of insufficient and untimely claims. This map can help clarify definitions for each state.
Seismic shifts in legislation, philosophy, and funding have created unprescedented changes to employment management in the education sector. Changes can have a trickle-down effect when it comes to separations and managing unempoyment claims and payments.
With the Unemployment Cost Management program from Equifax, employers have access to innovative tools and training libraries to help maximize case management productivity and compliance, while minimizing resource costs and unemployment tax liability.
Unemployment Cost Management from Equifax taps the expertise of our teams and our service heritage to help clients realize maximum efficiency and value from our case management solutions.
For employers, Unemployment Cost Management (UCM) can be really compliated. Equifax puts more than 65 years of experience, our CaseBuilder technology workflows, and UCM management and reporting best practices to work for more than 6,000 employers nationwide.
In 2011, Federal requirements mandated that states enact UI Integrity legislation to help reduce improper unemployment benefit payments. All states now have legislation in place and many are starting to enforce and assess penalties.
The Department of Labor reports that $12 of every $100 in unemployment benefits are overpaid, creating significant unnecessary costs for employers.
Wage audits are a critical tool for states looking to help reduce improper payments. Learn about the penalties associated with each state.
See how Hard Rock found success managing ACA compliance with Benefitfocus + Equifax.
See how Jackson Healthcare found success managing ACA compliance with Equifax.
See how Staffmark found success managing ACA compliance with Equifax.
See how Temple University found success managing ACA compliance with Equifax.
See how UPS found success managing ACA compliance with Equifax.
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End-to-end ACA compliance and benefits solution
See how Gordman's found success managing several key compliance areas with Equifax.
Meet the next generation of ACA compliance management solutions.
Processes and innovation deliver
Learn more about subsidies and their impact on both employees and employers. You'll find answers to the most common question like: What is a subsidy? Who should or should not get one? How and when I should appeal a subsidy? How does the subsidy process work?
A risk-based authentication process can unobtrusively verify the identity of the account holder to guard against fraud without interjecting additional steps.
Comprehensive Fraud Mitigation Solutions Support Consumer-friendly Mobile Device Account Origination
Requiring both patients and providers to verify their identities before allowing access to online information helps securing patient PHI.
The security and privacy of patient health information is a top priority for the healthcare industry.
Accurate and complete patient personal and health information is required for improved patient safety, more effective patient engagement, and reduced healthcare costs.
Learn about the often overlooked unemployment tax issues that should be considered in the M&A transaction management process.
Synthetic ID fraud is becoming the go to tactic for highly organized fraudsters. How can organizations identify this fraud and mitigate the risk more effectively.
Effective Fraud Mitigation Solutions to Help Combat the Next Generation of New-Account Fraud
As the industry leader in ACA compliance, Equifax is helping clients manage eligibility, affordability, and IRS reporting for over 18 million employees. Throughout the process of onboarding hundreds of clients, we have noticed 10 common ACA compliance challenges.
Getting a “Big Data” view of anything is just a means to an end. For fraud fighters, a major goal is reducing fraud losses.
In 2009, with unemployment rates nearly double historical norms, UI benefit payments increased significantly and reached an annual high of nearly $80 billion. The effects of this recession continue to impact the unemployment reserves.
Jackon Healthcare improves ACA compliance through a cutting-edge analytics platform from Equifax.
ACA Compliance on Autopilot
During this webinar, we’ll draw upon our experience helping hundreds of employers manage ACA to share the top 10 things that you need to know to ensure success in 2016.
Join us to hear more about the impact that the ruling will have on employers. We’ll also discuss the complex processes involved in ACA management and best practices around: Data management, IRS reporting, subsidy notifications and more.
Join the Equifax ACA experts as they reveal the top 10 things that employers must know NOW about ACA 1094/1095 reporting and share best practices for avoiding compliance roadblocks.
During this webinar, we'll provide an overview of the subsidy application and appeal processes and how this can translate into IRS fines down the road.
Join Intuit®, the provider of TurboTax® software, and Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leading provider of ACA compliance solutions, to learn more about their experience with tax reporting for ACA and hear best practices to prepare for the new requirements.
Learn more about the importance of the ongoing management of your ACA strategy and how certain industries will need to address their unique challenges in the years to come.
Jeff Taylor of Equifax and Rachel Stevens of Staffmark walk through the “nuts and bolts” of the subsidy process, explain options available to employers when receiving Marketplace notices, and share best practices on handling subsidy appeals. Stevens also shares how she is successfully managing the subsidy process and handling delicate communication with employees whose subsidies are appealed.
Better Service, Improved Payment Accuracy - Maryland Department of Human Resources Shares Best Practices
Maryland's Department of Human Resources recently received a federal bonus for its improved payment accuracy. Senior officials from the department talk about how they improved accuracy while providing better customer service.
Decode IRS reporting and subsidy management for the ACA. See examples of complex employment scenarios and how they play out in terms of 1095-C reporting. Learn best practices for data collection and management, form 1095-C distribution, and subsidy appeals management.
Often businesses overlook 'hidden' tax credits, due to a variety of factors. This webinar focuses on federal and state tax credits, applicable to most industries.
During this webcast we will discuss: current economic environment, outlook for federal and state UI tax rates, road to solvency for state UI trust funds, and unemployment cost management strategies.
During this webinar, we’ll share ideas for developing an employee education plan for the Form 1095 and best practices for executing on your plan.
Join Benefitfocus and Equifax to learn more about the latest ACA updates and how analytics tools, integrated with benefits enrollment technology, can help employers effectively manage a compliant benefits program.
During this webinar, we’ll discuss best practices for preparing your data to populate the forms, registering to e-file with the IRS, filing an extension, and maintaining an audit trail to help with fine disputes down the road.
Operations Manager in the Pacific Gas & Electric Payroll Department, talks about how her organization rolled out an automated employment verification system to ease the pressure on its call center and improve standardization of the information given in an employment verification.
A talent acquisition manager from Intuit talks about how the company tackled the compliance issues stemming from executing the Form I-9 for remote employees.
During this webcast we will discuss: common types of workforce restructurings, compliance requirements, unemployment tax rate impacts, ability to carryover wage bases (FICA, FUTA & SUI), "SUTA Dumping" detection and other risks
As employers are well aware, time is not on their side at this point – especially if they have not begun putting a process in place to prepare for IRS Reporting. Join our experts as they discuss navigating the murky waters of IRS reporting for the ACA.
Three officials representing Clark County, Ohio, discuss how workers use The Work Number for both the child support and social service programs.
Learn about the impact of employee transfers/relocations on SUI taxation, including: when out-of-state (OOS) wage credits are allowed, financial benefits of taking credit for OOS wages, states that do and don’t allow OOS wage and state-specific compliance requirements.
With a better understanding of 1095-C forms and a thoughtful employee education plan, you can set your organization up for success in piecing together the ACA puzzle. Join the expert ACA team from Equifax to discuss the impact of the new regulations and Administration on ACA, tips for preventing form 1095 errors and minimizing corrections, ideas for developing a plan to get ahead of employees’ 1095-C confusion, and strategies for handling sensitive subsidy appeal discussions with employees.
Watch this webinar on-demand to learn more about ACA subsidies, including: How the subsidy notification and appeal process works, real-life examples of challenges that employers have faced, best practices learned from processing subsidies for Equifax clients, how Equifax reduces the administrative burden and compliance risk associated with subsidies, and suggestions for educating and communicating with employees about subsidies.
While many employers believe they do not have to worry about IRS reporting for the ACA until 2016, the reality is that they must begin preparing in January of 2015 in order to file in 2016. Join us as we break down IRS reporting for the ACA.
The presentation focuses on significantly increasing employers' ability to identify additional eligible Katrina WOTC credits by using Equifax proprietary data assets to verify additional eligibility, isolate the individuals not previously captured, and recover those tax savings for your organization.
Join the team of Equifax Workforce Solutions ACA experts as they discuss the importance of handling subsidy notifications correctly and what can happen if things go awry.
Effective risk-detection solutions must be robust enough tohandle both increasing volumes of pertinent data and savvy criminals. Learn whether your fraud detection solution has the key capabilities you need to reduce losses and improve operational efficiency
Get our toolkit of valuable resources to help educate employees on ACA Form 1095, including a communication plan, email templates, a poster, FAQs, and more.
Get the Equifax ACA Subsidy Toolkit for Employers for access to valuable resources to help you manage subsidy appeals, including: - An ACA subsidy FAQ document for employees, - A sample employee education poster, - A best practice guide for benefits and HR staff, and - An ACA subsidy process road map.
What to tell employees and when
Examples of emails that can be sent to employees during specific months to educate them about the 1095.
Frequently asked questions and answers that can be shared with employees about the 1095.
An educational insert that can be mailed with the 1095 to each employee.
A poster that can be used in high traffic areas to educate employees about the 1095.
A Guide To Fraud Detection Solutions and Best Practices
The increasing demand for mobile access to banking transactions and other e-commerce activities will likely result in system weaknesses that fraudsters will try to exploit.