Medcom Names Michelle A. Barki, JD, Director of Expanded ACA Services; Compliance, Enforcement & Consulting

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Medcom has earned a leading role in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting area and highly experienced Michelle A. Barki, JD will lead the new division of Medcom to its next stage of growth and development.

Medcom, a leading provider of Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting, Fringe Benefit Administrative Services for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), COBRA and Retiree Billing, and Health and Welfare Compliance Services, announced today that Michelle A. Barki, JD. will lead a newly created division entitled: ACA Compliance, Enforcement & Consulting.

Medcom’s new division is a further extension of their commitment to supporting leading Employee Benefit Consultants and their employer clients in meeting complex ACA requirements. The new division includes Employer Subsidy Appeal Support, Employer Shared Responsibility Penalty Appeal Support and Specialty Consulting for employers in order for them to minimize their potential risk. These professional services will be available to all employers seeking an experienced and proactive solution that is a complete approach to ACA compliance in this ever changing world of healthcare reform. As subsidy appeal letters and enforcement notices start arriving, Medcom, Ms. Barki and her team of seasoned associates are ready to offer consulting services and assist with reviews, responses and appeals so that employers may respond as directed by the ACA.

With a singular focus on making customers successful and healthcare reform compliant, Ms. Barki has a proven track record of providing excellent customer service, ACA legal consulting and directing Medcom’s successful ACA Employer Reporting year for 2015. Her extensive legal and healthcare background and experience make her uniquely qualified to lead Medcom to delivering a more sophisticated level of healthcare reform services. Ms. Barki will continue to report directly to Michael J. Bracken, President of Medcom.

“The first chapter of Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting has just been concluded and the regulators have already started the process of enforcing this significant set of regulations," stated Michael J. Bracken, President of Medcom. "Michelle Barki is the natural advocate for guiding employers through the enforcement phase so that they may mitigate their risk and focus on their core business strategies. Michelle is a proven expert in the ACA arena and dedicated to supporting our employee benefit consulting partners and clients with informed and timely counsel. We are entering a new and unproven world of ACA enforcement and her knowledge and direction will prove critical for employers looking for the most informed solutions. This is exactly the right step for Medcom and our clients as the company continues to innovate and grow.”

“Medcom was our leading service partner in delivering first class ACA Reporting services for our clients during the 2015 year. We are excited that they have expanded the scope of their ACA support services to include responding to enforcement action in support of our clients," said John Kibbe, Senior Consultant at the Benefits Advisory Group, LLC in Atlanta.

“Just when we were hoping for a respite from the ongoing demands of the ACA, CMS started sending out Subsidy Appeal notifications this week! We are thankful to have Medcom as a valued partner who has the professional expertise to support our clients with all of their ACA Reporting needs, including enforcement," reported Jim Browning, President of The Browning Agency in Ponte Vedra, FL.

About Medcom

Medcom is a leading employee benefits administrator and Health & Welfare compliance consultant, well-known for specializing in exceptional service and offering a variety of products that are designed to help employers meet the challenges of a rapidly changing workforce. With a professional staff of specialists, Medcom offers consulting services relating to Affordable Care Act Reporting, ERISA compliance, COBRA administration, Flexible Spending Account administration, Health Reimbursement Arrangement administration, Health Savings Account administration and Retiree Billing services.

Founded in 1983, Medcom has grown and changed with the economy and the workforce. Medcom administers a variety of tax advantaged benefit plans using sophisticated debit card technology to meet the convenience needs of Plan participants and the administrative goals of the employer.

Medcom is a leader and innovator among Third Party Administrators. Our business continues to grow, resulting from superior personal service from our staff of customer service and other benefits professionals.

As regulatory compliance and healthcare reform continues to increase in complexity, Medcom has expanded their scope of regulatory compliance services to include full service ACA Employer Reporting and consulting, ongoing educational seminars, technical writing, Form 5500 Reporting, Non-Discrimination Testing, Wrap Plan and Section 125 Cafeteria Plan preparation, Wellness Program Audits, HIPAA Privacy Policy preparation, Comprehensive ERISA Plan Reviews and employee communications.

Medcom provides a full "turnkey solution" for employers electing to partner with us for their ACA Employer Reporting, tax advantaged benefit plans, COBRA administration and Health and Welfare Compliance needs.

Michael J. Bracken, President
(904) 596-2239

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