Employee Benefits Coordinator

Top Employee Benefits Coordinator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Employee Benefits Coordinator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Employee Benefits Coordinator resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.3% of Employee Benefits Coordinator resumes contained Payroll System as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Employee Benefits Coordinator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Employee Benefits Coordinator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Payroll System

high Demand
Here's how Payroll System is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Co-authored an employee handbook and safety manual, implemented a new payroll system and work-site safety program.
  • Entered Employee Benefits in payroll system re: timely processing of additions, changes and terminations.
  • Processed request for Personnel Actions (SF-52's in the Federal Personnel/Payroll System database).
  • Enter payroll deductions for the plan into ADP Payroll Systems.

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2. Benefits Administration

high Demand
Here's how Benefits Administration is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided support for 3 department managers to support benefits administration.
  • Manage benefit eligibility and enrollment Present/explain/assist benefits administration Plan events 2100 employees Liaison between employees and providers Customer service

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3. Cobra

high Demand
Here's how Cobra is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Processed terminations for COBRA and retirement plan distributions.
  • Prepared separation notices and COBRA documentation.
  • Managed the Flexible Benefits, COBRA, and Retiree Health Insurance programs for non-profit education collaborative comprised of 450 employees statewide.
  • Invoice COBRA persons and submit premium to cashier's window as well submit payment to vendor with regular check request.
  • Reconciled health and supplemental insurance invoice discrepancies and processed health insurance and COBRA premium payments to insurance carriers.
  • Will act as a liaison role with vendor; ensure compliance with all COBRA federal regulations.
  • Handle all aspects of COBRA for ex-hotel/resort employees and managed additional administrative duties as appropriate.
  • Prepare and inform leaving employees of Cobra and portability rights.
  • Approved monthly billing statements and administered COBRA for group clients.
  • Served as the Benefits Coordinator and COBRA Administrator.
  • Answered employee inquiries regarding COBRA eligibility and cost.
  • Send out COBRA notices to terminated employees.
  • Produce or process all COBRA documentation.
  • Manage all eligibility, new enrollees, qualifying events, terminations, and COBRA administration.
  • Processed 401k disbursements Processed and organized COBRA claims and traditional medical benefit claims Customer and claims service representative

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4. Personnel Files

high Demand
Here's how Personnel Files is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Maintained Confidential Personnel Files, Print & Distribution Employee Checks, Bank transfers, Accounts Receivable, etc.
  • Maintained vacation and sick leave records, employee census and personnel files.
  • Typed and filed Departmental employee personnel files.

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5. Company Policies

high Demand
Here's how Company Policies is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Facilitated implementation of company policies and procedures.
  • Train new employees on company policies and procedures, ensured that all required documents were signed by the employee.
  • Answered all questions related to company benefits and company policies.
  • Answered employee questions on any company policies.

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6. Fmla

high Demand
Here's how Fmla is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Created, maintained, and monitored, COBRA, FMLA, and Short-Term Disability processes.
  • Manage the administration of FMLA for a division within IMG of over 300 employees.
  • Manage benefits programs: medical/dental/life/short and long term disability/FMLA/PDO's and 401.
  • Administered the FMLA program in compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • Monitored adherence to FMLA, ADA and HIPAA.
  • Handle complex single-plaintiff and multi-plaintiff employment litigation, including claims under Title VII, FMLA, ADA and analogous state laws.
  • Manage FMLA, COBRA, unemployment claims, and maintain H/R web site.
  • Managed in-house disability claims Calculated and processed 401k disbursements Corporate liaison for HR/Employment Department with FMLA claims and issues

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7. Insurance Companies

high Demand
Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Direct communication with insurance companies on employee's behalf seeking problem resolution, documenting, in detail, all calls.
  • Respond to inquiries from insurance companies and employee inquiries regarding coverage and benefits.
  • Coordinate enrollment and updates with Insurance Companies.
  • Provide accurate proposals to producers within team environment and distribute 'requests for quotes' from insurance companies.

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8. Life Insurance

high Demand
Here's how Life Insurance is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Administered retirement programs (pension and health), flexible spending accounts, life insurance and benefits orientation for new hires.
  • Processed life insurance and AD & D claims resulting in the prompt payment of benefits to beneficiaries.
  • Managed benefit enrollments of company's Health, Dental, and Life insurance plans via online process.
  • Handled client's complaints and questions regarding billing of health and life insurance.
  • Negotiated a decrease in the cost of group-base life insurance by $8,000.
  • Determined life insurance, legal assistance, and flexible spending account limits.
  • Collected and prepared documents needed for submission of life insurance claims.

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9. Infection Control

high Demand
Here's how Infection Control is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Cross trained with infection control and case management/utilization review.
  • Develop, coordinate and supervise the delivery of Occupational Health and Infection Control services, Nurse Recruitment and Hospital Education Department.
  • Review and updated all hospital department infection control and employee health policies and procedures to assure that they met JCAHO standards.
  • Zero recommendations for improvement for Infection Control and Education (under Human Resources Standards) on two Joint Commission Surveys.
  • Identified and removed hazards from the workplace in conjunction with working with Infection Control and Safety Committees.
  • Managed infection control and employee health program, under the supervision of the infectious disease physician.
  • Directed, coordinated and implemented hospital's Infection Control and Employee Health Programs.
  • Track and analyze annual Midlands Campus Infection Control Risk Analysis data.
  • Provide additional training to employees and residents on infection control.
  • Review, develop and implement Infection Control Policies and Procedures.
  • Managed the infection control process relating to employee health issues.
  • Provided quarterly reports to the Infection Control Committee.
  • Conduct monthly Infection Control and Employee Health meetings.
  • Serve on Infection Control Committee.
  • Prepared monthly employee incident report and body fluid exposure spreadsheets for presentation to Safety and Infection Control Committee
  • Monitored all on-going infection control follow-up.

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10. Workers Compensation

high Demand
Here's how Workers Compensation is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Conduct research regarding employment issues, unemployment compensation, benefits, workers compensation and personnel procedures.
  • Provided data for annual Workers Compensation audit.
  • Handled all Workers Compensation claims.

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11. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Accepted a position as a Customer Service Representative and within six months became a Benefits Coordinator.
  • Managed hotel functions on and off property, including customer service, wait/ delivery staff supervision.
  • Provided customer service for Stock Purchase plan transactions.
  • Facilitated virtual and classroom training to include: refresher training, soft skills, technical, customer service and sales.
  • Identify and implement technology that supports streamlined processes improving operational scalability, gaining organizational efficiencies and customer service improvements.

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12. Human Resources

high Demand
Here's how Human Resources is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Served as a subject matter expert for the Employee Health Department on various projects in Employee Health and Human Resources.
  • Conducted human resources portion of weekly new employee orientation explaining benefit package and policies and procedures.
  • Decreased fraudulent injury claims by employees by working with managers, investigators, and human resources.
  • Drafted and typed letters, memos, and other human resources documents.
  • Terminated employees out of the Banner Human Resources/Payroll system.
  • Provide support to the Human Resources Manager.

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13. Health Care

high Demand
Here's how Health Care is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Executed participant health care enrollment, qualified event changes, and payroll inquiries.
  • Administered Health Care and Life Insurance Plans for disabled employees.

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14. Osha

high Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Work with Worker's Compensation process, (OSHA report) and process calculations for 403B in accurate and timely submission.
  • Maintained the OSHA Log and the SHARPS Log for all the facilities mentioned above.
  • Maintain all employee health records, in compliance with OSHA.
  • Provide training for all employees on OSHA BBP standards.
  • Headed shop safety committee, and OSHA compliance.
  • Tracked OSHA compliance programs system-wide for all associates.
  • Conducted pre employment physicals Maintained and organized employee health records Maintained OSHA Compliance Workman's Comp Claims Drug Testing

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15. Data Entry

average Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Conducted training and assistance sessions for approximately 50 teammates across the corporate footprint on compliant data entry guidelines for BenefitPoint.
  • Prepare charts, data entry, statistical representations, and detailed reports of data to upper management and employees.
  • Maintain eligibility with TPA, PBM, dental, and vision carriers requiring data entry systems.
  • Perform data entry via AS400.

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16. TB

average Demand
Here's how TB is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided TB screening and administered immunizations for employees.
  • Collected and documented medical histories, lab results, immunizations, and TB results according to federal guidelines.
  • Conducted new-hire screenings to include health history, immunizations, TB screenings and brief physical assessments.
  • Report epidemic outbreaks and reportable diseases to Department of Health Services.
  • Processed new hires, drug screens Provided immunizations and TB skin tests Performed Phlebotomy for lab draws Fit-tested employees for respirator use

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17. Open Enrollment

average Demand
Here's how Open Enrollment is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Train and supervise temporary benefit staff during benefits open enrollment season.
  • Organized and conducted Joplin Schools first-ever benefits open enrollment.
  • Conducted annual Open Enrollment Audited monthly Benefit statements.
  • Benefit orientation presentations and annual benefit open enrollments.
  • Conducted annual employee benefits open enrollment process.
  • Served as liaison for employees and insurance carriers, participated in annual contract renewal meetings, and processed open enrollment changes.
  • Coordinated the open enrollment process, counseled employees on benefit issues, act as liaison between employees and insurance companies.
  • Conducted annual Open Enrollment event, which includes training, customer interaction, assisting with benefit election inquiries.
  • Manage open enrollment for UMWA retirees and surviving spouses.
  • Assist with preparation of annual open enrollment process.
  • Conducted, planned and implemented annual open enrollment.
  • Plan for benefits orientation process and open enrollment.
  • Process all coverage changes: open enrollment, life events, QMCSO, ect.

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18. Absence

average Demand
Here's how Absence is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Process salaried leaves of absence (including FMLA), separation programs and terminations.
  • Assisted with educating employees with the leave of absence process for FMLA.
  • Maintain leave of absence documentation, files and data.

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19. Wellness Programs

average Demand
Here's how Wellness Programs is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Serve clients of various sizes, including group benefits, voluntary benefits, wellness programs.
  • Keep abreast of best practices for health and wellness programs; conduct surveys as applicable.

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20. ADP

average Demand
Here's how ADP is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Participated in the planning, training, and conversion to HR Perspective and ADP Systems.
  • Prepared bi-weekly payroll for 125 employees and 50 retirees using ADP software.
  • Processed biweekly payroll function through use of ADP's PCPERS payroll product.
  • Calculated hourly employees and processed payroll through outside service ADP.
  • Experience with HRIS ADP Workforce Program.
  • Research payroll discrepancies using ADP system.

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21. Hipaa

average Demand
Here's how Hipaa is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • General employee administrative support including distribution of mandatory forms, maintaining benefit files requiring HIPAA confidentiality, cost-accounting and payroll preparation.
  • Processed release of information requests according to company and HIPAA policy.

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22. Oversaw

average Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed status report for group, and oversaw weekly updating prior to staff meeting.

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23. Group Insurance Policies

average Demand

24. IRS

average Demand
Here's how IRS is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Drafted IRS Determination Letter Submissions, including explanatory attachments and backup.
  • Coordinated events such as benefits fairs, retirement parties, blood drives, service award presentations, merit award celebrations.
  • Provided employee first aid, counseling and make referrals to private medical doctor or EMS as needed.
  • Drafted plan correction filings (VCP/EPCRS) in accordance with IRS and DOL guidelines and regulations.
  • Drafted correspondence to IRS and DOL resulting in over $500,000 in penalties being abated.
  • Assisted with creating the company's first process and procedures manual for the department.
  • Reported and coordinated all equipment repairs, such as copiers.

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25. Hris

average Demand
Here's how Hris is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Enter benefit enrollments and update internal and external HRIS.
  • Maintained and updated employee records via HRIS system.

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26. Party Administrators

average Demand
Here's how Party Administrators is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinate and prepare benefit bill reconciliation in conjunction with third-party administrators.

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27. STD

average Demand
Here's how STD is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Experience with Marketing various lines of coverages including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, LTD and STD.

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28. Health Department

average Demand
Here's how Health Department is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Managed the Employee Health Department.

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29. Claims Processing

average Demand
Here's how Claims Processing is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Improved turn around time on all payments and claims processing from 4 months to 8 days.
  • Provide benefit orientations, enrollments, claims processing and billings of insurance.

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30. FSA

low Demand
Here's how FSA is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Processed all insurance and FSA/DC enrollments, changes and terminations in payroll and insurer systems and maintain dependent and beneficiary information.
  • Submit FSA enrollment documents to Office of Group Benefits.
  • Updated FSA/DC with plan changes, carrier changes, additions or deletions as well as any deductible and/or copayment changes.

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31. Hepatitis

low Demand
Here's how Hepatitis is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Administered TB skin tests, Hepatitis B vaccinations and flu shots.
  • Coordinated employee Hepatitis B vaccine program.

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32. Travel Arrangements

low Demand
Here's how Travel Arrangements is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Coordinated company trade shows, employee and administrative training & travel arrangements.
  • Make travel arrangements for the SVP and the department as needed.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for the department.

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33. RFP

low Demand
Here's how RFP is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Initiate and manage all phases of a Marketing- from RFP data collection, to preparing plan benefits/rates for presentations.
  • Coordinate and manage the RFP / Proposal (bids) process daily, using SalesForce.
  • Assisted all current and potential clients and requested RFP' (proposals) to all major carriers.
  • Research and resolve any questions, concerns or issues on rfps.
  • Created RFPs and RFQs to facilitate annual client insurance renewals and support new business acquisitions.

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34. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Screened phone calls regarding needs for appointments and relayed messages to the nurse practitioner or physician.
  • Reviewed Address Reports and make any need corrections to the member files, between phone calls.
  • Respond to telephone calls for outside organizations asking for toy donations.
  • Answered heavy incoming phone calls for the department.
  • Answered heaving incoming phone calls.

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35. Unemployment Claims

low Demand
Here's how Unemployment Claims is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Review and respond to unemployment claims with appropriate documentation.

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36. Medical Benefits

low Demand
Here's how Medical Benefits is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Enrolled 20 employees in company's benefits program and managed existing employees' medical benefits.

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37. CDC

low Demand
Here's how CDC is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Track andbmit data to the CDC National Health Safety Network Monthly.

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38. Retirement Planning

low Demand
Here's how Retirement Planning is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Conducted frequent Bank-wide employee-retirement planning & financial education seminars.

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39. Plan Documents

low Demand
Here's how Plan Documents is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Interpreted plan documents, managed premium reports, prepared/reconciled deduction/contribution reports.
  • Ensured all benefit plan documents, summary plan descriptions, booklets and information brochures are accurate and current for dissemination.
  • Team member for benefits presentations and preparation of brochures, annual enrollment packets and summary plan documents.

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40. Training Programs

low Demand
Here's how Training Programs is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Cultivated and instituted new hire training and annual mandatory training programs.
  • Develop, maintain, and track annual employee safety training programs.
  • Conducted new employee orientations and safety training programs.

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41. Office Supplies

low Demand

42. Cost Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Cost Analysis is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Provided information needed to carry out automatic group claim processing cost analysis, and controlled revisions to claim payment system.
  • Plan, coordinate and prepare cost analysis for the annual employee Benefits Fair at four locations.

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43. Monthly Basis

low Demand
Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Assist with the reconciliation of benefit provider invoices on a monthly basis and prepare for payment.
  • Reconcile TRS and Workman's Comp billing on a monthly basis.
  • Enter court orders on monthly basis, adjusting deductions as necessary.

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44. Background Checks

low Demand
Here's how Background Checks is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Initiate background checks and drug tests on employees.
  • Completed reference checks, criminal background checks and applicant drug tests * Coordinated and participate in bi-weekly New Hire Program.

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45. Pre-Employment Physicals

low Demand

46. Hippa

low Demand
Here's how Hippa is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Obtained and stored HIPPA Acknowledgement forms.

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47. Powerpoint

low Demand
Here's how Powerpoint is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Developed & enforced presentations for General Motors and Chrysler using PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Created group communications for the existing clients and any PowerPoint presentations needed.

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48. EAP

low Demand

49. Benefit Eligibility

low Demand
Here's how Benefit Eligibility is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Enrolled participants and determined benefit eligibility, calculating billing premiums for group and pension plans for Member Systems.
  • Work with Supervisor on process improvements.Track employee benefit eligibility requirements pursuant to Collective Bargaining Agreements.

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50. Weekly Basis

low Demand
Here's how Weekly Basis is used in Employee Benefits Coordinator jobs:
  • Track branch goals on a daily and weekly basis, communicating objectives to staff and management.
  • Prepared financial reports and payroll reports on a weekly basis for budgeting and analysis.
  • Monitored current priorities of systems staff on weekly basis.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Employee Benefits Coordinator

Payroll System13.6%
Benefits Administration13.6%
Cobra8.3%
Personnel Files6.3%
Company Policies5.2%
Fmla5.1%
Insurance Companies4.7%
Life Insurance4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Employee Benefits Coordinator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Payroll System
Payroll System
10.3%
10.3%
2
2
Benefits Administration
Benefits Administration
10.3%
10.3%
3
3
Cobra
Cobra
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Personnel Files
Personnel Files
4.8%
4.8%
5
5
Company Policies
Company Policies
4%
4%
6
6
Fmla
Fmla
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Life Insurance
Life Insurance
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Infection Control
Infection Control
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation
3.4%
3.4%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.2%
3.2%
12
12
Human Resources
Human Resources
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
Health Care
Health Care
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Osha
Osha
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
TB
TB
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Open Enrollment
Open Enrollment
2%
2%
18
18
Absence
Absence
1.9%
1.9%
19
19
Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs
1.9%
1.9%
20
20
ADP
ADP
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Hipaa
Hipaa
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Group Insurance Policies
Group Insurance Policies
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
IRS
IRS
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Hris
Hris
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Party Administrators
Party Administrators
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
STD
STD
1%
1%
28
28
Health Department
Health Department
1%
1%
29
29
Claims Processing
Claims Processing
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
FSA
FSA
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Hepatitis
Hepatitis
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Travel Arrangements
Travel Arrangements
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
RFP
RFP
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Unemployment Claims
Unemployment Claims
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Medical Benefits
Medical Benefits
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
CDC
CDC
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Retirement Planning
Retirement Planning
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Plan Documents
Plan Documents
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Training Programs
Training Programs
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Cost Analysis
Cost Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Background Checks
Background Checks
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Pre-Employment Physicals
Pre-Employment Physicals
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Hippa
Hippa
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
EAP
EAP
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Benefit Eligibility
Benefit Eligibility
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Weekly Basis
Weekly Basis
0.5%
0.5%

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