Dependent Verification Articles
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Attempted ineligible dependent enrollment is at an all-time high. What’s causing this surprising spike in ineligible dependents? We found out.
Dealing with an ugly renewal? Consider a Dependent Audit, as many are, to increase savings and recoup added spending brought on by Covid-19.
Can a Dependent Audit lead to romance? It happens. Here is just one recent incident that shows what DSI sees many times each year.
To help us best answer the COVID-19 question, we’ve broken our recommendations down based on the current status of your client’s Dependent Audit.
The Grace & Chase period maximizes employee participation and minimizes any downstream noise. Use these best practices in your next project.
In early 2018 a large health system uncovered $50M in risk through their employee Supplemental Group Life plans. Learn how you can avoid this risk today.
Over the course of a decade DSI has conducted hundreds of Dependent Audits, and along the way we’ve had some chuckles at the fails of our clients.
More than ever before, employers are choosing a vendor well in advance of OE. Here are our Open Enrollment Tips for announcing a Dependent Audit.
Being on the front-lines of cost containment gives us a unique perspective. We noticed more than a couple missteps advisers and brokers make when submitting a Dependent Audit RFP.
Brokers and Consultants frequently ask whether some geographies or industries are better for dependent audits than others. Dive into our data.
A new trend is gaining traction in the employer benefits space, discover what this benefits trend is and how it can save you or your clients millions.
There are a number of reasons an organization should think twice before combining open enrollment with a dependent audit. Here are our top six.
Considering a Working Spouse Provision? Click here to learn about the Working Spouse Survey and how it can determine whether or not you need a Provision.
To help you and your team become more comfortable with a Spanish Language Dependent Audit, we’ve compiled this list of best practices with Spanish employees.
On the show, Friends, Ross and Rachel’s relationship twists and turns provide an outstanding backdrop for a lesson in Dependent Verification. Check it out.
Dependent Audits have the potential to be disruptive to organizational morale. Here’s your moral obligations to your employees during a dependent audit.
What does the insurance agency of the not-so-distant future look like? What can we expect in the coming year for our businesses and our customers? Read on.
What are the top CFO concerns this year? This survey of 650 top financial executives paints a revealing look at what keeps them up at night. Check it out
Public Sector Dependent Audits are way easier than they sound. By following these six tips, your Public Sector Dependent Audits will go smoothly.
Six pieces of advice we learned after nearly a decade of union dependent audits. Consider these before launching dependent audits in your unionized team.
DSI has been given a broad variety of reasons for not moving forward with a Dependent Audit. Here are our favorite seven dependent audit objections. Enjoy!
Check out our domestic partner infographic! We surveyed our clients to explore how they intended to communicate the domestic partner coverage change.
In the weeks since the SCOTUS ruling, DSI has been carefully tracking Domestic Partner coverage trends among existing and new clients. Here’s what we found.
For any HR or Benefits leader considering a dependent audit, these are important factors to consider in crafting a Dependent Audit Communications strategy
For too long, the dependent audit industry has been stuck in the “Plan Year Paradigm.” Learn why we’re sorry and how we’re making up for it, here.
Ineligible dependents impact employers and employees. Based on hundreds of conversations with our clients, here are the top 5 dependent audit benefits.
An unfortunate bi-product of a complicated health care system is the practice some brokers and consultants have of spreadsheeting dependent audits vendors.
Learn what rescission is, how PPACA has forced most companies to abandon rescission altogether, and what you can do to prevent ineligible claims and expense.
Our critical ingredient in providing appropriate, delicate, patient customer service during a dependent verification audit is our believe in the Golden Rule.
A blunt education for brokers who need to know how vital dependent audits are to a company’s health. Learn about Dependent Audits byt clicking here.