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Taft-Hartley Plan Administration

Taft-Hartley Plan Administration

PATH Administrators specializes in multi-employer trust administration. PATH Administrators is Pennsylvania’s premier Taft-Hartley Third Party Administrator with a staff that has an average of 20 years experience in the industry. Those services include:

Employer Billing, Contribution Collection and Accounting
PATH will work with each board of trustees to establish a customized billing method to meet the needs of each particular client. PATH will collect all funds on a Single Check method to create an easier workflow for employer’s payroll departments.

Eligibility Tracking and Verification
PATH will ensure that all members’ eligibility will be tracked accurately according to the plan’s provisions. PATH uses a custom, homegrown system to allow for flexibility for plan changes and customization to future plan provisions.

Reciprocal Administration
PATH’s custom software tracks and facilitates the transfer of all funds to any reciprocal trust in an accurate and timely manner.

Delinquency Tracking and Collections
PATH tracks and manages the reporting and collection of all delinquencies and coordinates all efforts through the fund’s collection attorney.

  • Union Dues Administration
  • An advanced system tracks and maintains records for dues payments, then funds are transferred to the locals monthly.
  • Training Fund Administration
  • PATH Administrators monitors collection and coordination of apprenticeship and training program contributions.
  • Vacation and Savings Funds
  • PATH Administrators tracks, reports and transfers vacation monies to financial institutions.

COBRA Administration
PATH Administrators has been providing COBRA Administration services since it became law in 1985. Our clients choose PATH Administrators as their COBRA administrator confident that they will receive the same exceptional service that we provide to our health and pension plan clients. Our services include:

  • Initial notification letters to all new hires
  • Qualifying event notification
  • On-going customer service and maintenance upon COBRA coverage election
  • Tracking of premium payments and due dates
  • Eligibility transfer with fees to other vendors
  • Termination notice after COBRA coverage period
  • Compliance with program administration requirements
  • Comprehensive COBRA activity reports
  • Provide payment coupons (if applicable)
  • Administration of ARRA

HIPAA Administration
In addition to providing HIPAA certificate distribution services, PATH Administrators is HIPAA compliant for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Privacy and Security regulations. Our HIPAA compliance services include:

  • HIPAA Certificate at the time of Qualifying Event
  • Second HIPAA Certificate at the end of COBRA coverage
  • A secure work environment to protect personal health information
  • Trading Partner interfacing
  • Compliance with program administration requirements for the technical and operational aspects