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Confused about Federal, State and Municipal compliance? ACEC California Health Insurance Trust members receive the guidance and tools needed to handle everything from ALE (Applicable Large Employer) reporting to Leave of Absence administration and timelines.  Did you know that all CA employers (regardless of size) are subject to Federal ERISA regulations requiring  Summary Plan Descriptions or an ERISA Wrap document describing their Health & Welfare Benefits?


  • ERISA wrap documents 
  • POP documentsCOBRA
  • Department of Labor (DOL) notices
  • Applicable Large Employer (ALE) Affordable Care Act reporting
  • CA Family Rights Act (CFRA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • CA Pregnancy Disability Leave (CA-PDL)
  • Paid Family Leave
  • State Disability Insurance (SDI)
  • Form 5500 filing

Cost Containment

Is your Benefits cost out of control?  As a member of the ACEC California Health Insurance Trust you are able to band together with other engineering firms to consolidate purchasing power and secure lower and more stable rates.


  • Market and Renewal Analysis 
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRA) and Wrap Arrangements
  • Alternative Funding
  • Telemedicine
  • Contribution Strategy
  • Network Utilization
  • Cost Estimation Tools
  • Wellness Programs

Employee Engagement

Are you struggling with communication of your Benefits package?  ACEC California Health Insurance Trust members have 24-hour online access to plan summaries, provider search engines and plan documents.  Firms with more than 50 employees are eligible for Benefits Administration software that streamlines on-boarding and makes Open Enrollment a breeze.


  • BenAdmin Software 
  • Customized Intranet Websites HRIS Online Enrollment Buildout
  • Brochures and Open Enrollment Communications

Human Resource Support

Does your firm need an Employee Handbook or have questions about Exempt vs. Non-exempt, PTO accrual or summer interns?  ACEC California Health Insurance Trust members enjoy unlimited access to HR professionals ready to answer specific questions.  You can also arrange online harassment prevention trainings for managers and employees at no cost to your firm.


  • Unlimited HR Hotline 
  • Online Training Courses, including Mandatory Harassment Prevention Handbook Builder-All 50 States
  • Safety Plan Templates

 For further information, please contact:

Katherine Mraz, Program Administrator

510-465-3090 x275