KelloggSmith | Capabilities


Employee Benefit Consulting

  • Employee benefit strategic planning and program development
  • Current program assessment to identify risks and opportunities in plan design, cost share,
    employee communication, administration, and compliance
  • Define employee benefit program goals and financial objectives
  • Competitive market analysis and renewal negotiations
  • Contribution modeling and benchmarking
  • Mid-year plan review to revisit established program objectives and begin pre-renewal strategy discussion

Employee Education and Health Advocacy

  • Employee education meetings to achieve benefit understanding, optimize plan value for your employees, teach medical and pharmacy cost-saving strategies and promote preventive care benefits
  • Custom employee communication materials, open enrollment announcements and group presentations, simplified plan benefit and cost comparisons
  • Employee benefit guides
  • Employee health insurance advocate to assist employees navigate the healthcare system, resolve medical and pharmacy claims, and increase plan satisfaction
  • Employee benefit statements to illustrate and quantify the dollar value of your corporate-sponsored benefit plans for each employee
  • All education, communication and employee advocate services provided in English and Spanish

Government Compliance and Human Resources

  • Online HR and business compliance portal
  • Plan documentation
  • Employee handbook
  • FSA discrimination testing
  • ERISA compliance requirements
  • COBRA administration
  • HIPAA privacy and security guidelines
  • Annual employer disclosure notices (Medicare Part D, CHIP, Women and Cancer, Etc.)
  • Welfare plan 5500 forms (signature-ready for over 100 participant plans)
  • Monthly employee benefit newsletter with relevant news, trends and legislative updates
  • DOL Audit Assistance

Benefit Plan Implementation and Ongoing Administration

  • Full-service program implementation and transition services
  • Payroll deduction authorizations and Section 125 election forms
  • Ongoing eligibility processing (adds, terms, changes)
  • Enrollment and billing resolution
  • Carrier liaison
  • Employee ID cards
  • Enrollment materials

Technology Solutions

  • Custom employee benefit website providing employees with 24/7 access to your benefit
    program including plan summaries, plan costs, carrier links, online provider directories,
    enrollment and claim forms, certificates of coverage, group policy numbers and customer
    service contact information
  • Online enrollment
  • HR and government compliance portal

Worksite Wellness Programs

  • Employee preventive healthcare and wellness education
  • Annual health fair and biometric screenings
  • Worksite health and wellness seminars
  • Flu shots
  • Health, wellness & nutrition employee newsletter