24.1 BenSelect Release Notes

February 16, 2024 (24.1.2024.0216)

Note – Next scheduled release is March 8, 2024

System Wide Enhancements

Ability to upload documents during Life events related to the employee   
(various)
Adds a document upload section to life event processing in both traditional view and HRX, allowing documents to be uploaded that are attached to the employee record rather than a dependent record.

System Wide Bug Fixes

Census upload that changes custom field on a terminated employee should not reset enrollment status   
(124482)
Alters processing of census uploads to not process life-event related changes on terminated employees.

Dependent Sequence Number could be wrong for employee with some setups   
(124541)
Fixes bug that could report invalid Dependent Sequence number in reports for employees in some coverages.

Should not be able to edit relationship on a beneficiary of a coverable type if there is any coverage history including that person   
(124724)
Prevents changing of a beneficiary relationship if that beneficiary is also a dependent who has had any coverage record.

Various UI issues when searching/selecting users to receive confirmation emails of scheduled census uploads   
(125179, 125181)
Fixes some display and saving issues when searching and selecting users that should receive confirmation emails of scheduled census uploads.

Payer report showing latest effective date when a gap in coverage exists during prior plan year and report is run for prior plan year   
(125193)
Corrects output of payer reports where report is run for prior plan year, employee had a gap in coverage in the prior plan year, and has a new election for the current plan year.

Traditional view Employee/Coverage showing older coverage   
(124453)
When some types of data corrections have been done on coverage records, the Coverage tab on an employee record was showing the coverage with the highest coverage ID rather than the one with the most recent effective date. Fixes display on Coverage to always show the latest effective date when History is not selected.

HRX: Cannot save PCP information on life event crossing multiple plan years   
(124282)
Fixes bug that could prevent user from saving PCP information on a life event that crosses multiple plan years.

ACA Updates

ACASubmission CA filing generate wrong report for AIR submission   
126079
Updates the CA filing AIR submission report form to use the correct 2023 form.

State of New Jersey XML report Error   
126098
Addresses an issue that would cause the XML file schema to fail validation for New Jersey filings.

Create duplicate ACASubmissions on Location EIN update   
126073
Corrects an issue that can cause ACA Submissions to duplicate when a location EIN is updated, which would result in errors when trying to run ACA reports.

The ACA Summary report needs to be updated for year 2023   
125730
Updates the language in ACA Summary reports for tax year 2023.

API Updates – BenSelect API Documentation

n/a

Carrier or Partner Specific Integration Updates

LDEx Integrations   
126282
Addresses an issue where under certain circumstances it was not possible to save an Inherited LDEx1 integration.

MetLife SoH   
125503
Updates the MetLife SoH plugin to be able to handle multi-coverage whole-life plans.

Prudential EOI   
125101
Updates the conditions to correctly apply when plans are held in a pending status.

Paylocity Integration   
124933
Updates the way “Hours per week” are calculated to correctly apply the right value when received from Paylocity.

SSO Updates

n/a

Reporting Updates

Update – HealthJoy Eligibility Extract   
released 2-7-2024
Added additional setting called “Skip Terminated Employees”

Update – Mutual of Omaha Eligibility Extract   
released 2-7-2024
Added additional setting called “Send Original Hire Date”

Update – Anthem Act Wise Report   
released 2-5-2024
Added additional setting called “(IH) Send Plan Year Start Date as Blank”

Update – SunLife ANSI834 Extract   
released 2-5-2024
Added additional setting called “Use Pre-Stepdown benefit amount for increment calculation in AMT*FK”

Update – Lifetime Benefits Solutions – HRA Extract   
released 2-1-2024
Added additional setting called “Do not send CT line”

Update – Lifetime Benefits Solutions – FSA Extract   
released 2-1-2024
Added additional setting called “Do not send CT line”

Update – OneAmerica (AUL) Payer Extract   
released 1-31-2024
Added additional setting called “Send Eligibility Date for Full Time DOH Field”

Update – WEX Health Cloud Consumer Data Exchange (CDEx)   
released 1-31-2024
Added additional setting called “Replace empty SSNs with DependentID number (DP Record)”

Update – PayFlex – COBRA Qualifying Event Extract   
released 1-31-2024
Added additional setting called “Include an employee record with dependent events. ” Also, added JIT functionality.

Update – TASC – Census File   
released 1-29-2024
Added parameter called “Email Address Preference” which works in conjunction with a case property

Update – Navia Benefit Solutions – HCFSA/DCFSA Extract   
released 1-25-2024
Added additional setting called “Only Send T in “Do not report a Termination Date if coverage is continuing in the following plan year”

Update – HealthJoy Eligibility Extract   
released 1-24-2024
Added JIT functionality

Update – Boston Mutual Universal Census Upload   
released 1-23-2024
Added additional setting called “Only Send T in “ADD/CHANGE IND” when Employee is Terminated”

Update – TASC – COBRA General Initial Notification   
released 1-22-2024
Added Job Class parameter

Update – Paychex Payroll Export   
released 2-8-2023
Added additional setting called “Send an asterisk (*) when “Amount / Rate” (Column G) is 0″