Infographic: Top Features of Benefits Administration Software

The following infographic outlines the must-have features of benefits administration software for third party benefits administrators.

If your solution doesn’t have all of these, it may be time to upgrade.

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Top Features of Benefits Administration Software

Looking to upgrade your employee benefits administration solution? To streamline your workflow and increase the bottom line, look for the following features and capabilities:


1. A comprehensive cloud-based platform for CDH and COBRA administration

  • FSAs, including Dependent Care FSAs
  • HSAs
  • HRAs including ICHRAs, QSEHRAs
  • Transit/Commuter accounts
  • COBRA and billing
  • Benefits debit cards

2. Quick and easy account setup

  • Set up new plans with a few clicks
  • Easily customize contribution schedules, reimbursement and card settings
  • Simplify new employer groups or plan years

3. Robust COBRA capabilities

  • Event-based notice generation
  • Automatically monitored COBRA-related events
  • Time-frame tracking
  • Flexible loss-of-coverage options

4. Simplified, all-in-one HSA management

  • The ability for HSA owners to self-certify expenses
  • Integrated investments, with available educational materials
  • Custodial banking platform
  • Electronic storage for keeping receipts and documentation

5. Non-discrimination testing

  • Test data already in the system or imported for testing purposes
  • Easily adjust participants’ compensation limits
  • Print and share test results, including recommended plan changes

6. Global record keeping

  • Maintain single employer and participant records for CDH and COBRA administration
  • Set up single benefit plans with different CDH and COBRA attributes

7. Reliable customer support

  • Fast response
  • Knowledgeable service reps
  • U.S.-based phone support
  • Online FAQs and self-help materials
  • Rapid escalation of problem-solving when necessary

8. Employee education and engagement program

Help employees:

  • Understand the benefits their employer offers
  • Choose which benefits to elect
  • Maximize their benefits throughout the year
  • Learn through print, video, digital and social media

DataPath, Inc is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits administration solutions. Summit is the industry’s only platform for seamless CDH account and COBRA billing administration. Get your FREE demo today!

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