HR Technology

We offer secure automated systems designed and maintained by leading benefits administrators that let you combine online plan enrollment and selection, client-branded benefits portal, employee communication, data transfer and consolidated billing workflows to maximize your productivity.

Technology Solutions

Through Higginbotham, you have access to a portfolio of technology that our consultants will help you navigate to find the right combination for your human resource obligations. We will help you with the vendor research and request for proposal process, implementation and vendor monitoring for services including:

  • HR information systems—employer access
  • Payroll interface
  • Leave management
  • Performance/talent management
  • Benefits administration
  • Online enrollment
  • Self-service—employee and/or management
  • Recruitment
  • Time and attendance
  • COBRA administration
  • Consolidated billing

Online Enrollment

In addition to third-party administration, Higginbotham offers online enrollment through multiple systems that we are a licensed provider for and can offer in-house. Our online systems give you the flexibility and ease of use to simplify your enrollment by providing:

  • A design that combines enrollment, communication, selection, confirmation and data transfer
  • Open enrollment with ongoing access
  • Secure 24/7 employee access
  • Step-by-step instructions designed for the first-time user in mind
  • Automated workflows that reduce data entry errors
  • Data management with real-time updates and reporting
  • Integration with payroll, HRIS system and insurance carriers

Benefits Portal

We can design a Web portal branded with your logo and reflecting your corporate identify that gives your employees convenient access to company information. It can serve as your online employee handbook, complete with policies, forms, announcements and benefit summaries. You control the portal’s look and feel, functionality and content.

Zywave Benefits Management Software

We supplement our employee benefit consulting with practical technology solutions furnished by Zywave, an industry-leading insurance software developer. As a Zywave affiliate, Higginbotham provides you with tools that allow you to collaborate with us online, access employee communications and legislative information, analyze claims and manage your human resources tasks through one convenient HIPAA compliant Web site.

MyWavePortal®

This Web site is your hub for every imaginable resource you need to efficiently manage your human resource responsibilities. Your MyWavePortal® is fully personalized to put time-saving tools at your fingertips. You have access to a searchable library of benefit plan materials like employee communications, benchmark statistics, consumer health newsletters and legislative guides on COBRA, HIPAA, Section 125 and FMLA. The site is also your link to Zywave’s other technology tools and an interactive community of industry peers from across the country for questions and answers.

PlanAdvisor®

Make educated benefit decisions with the help of this plan design tool that allows you to analyze, benchmark, estimate and model the most cost-effective solution for your company. The Plan Modeler lets you evaluate the impact of medical, prescription, HRA and HSA changes and experiment with plan design combinations. The Renewal Estimator calculates your projected health plan renewal costs based on trend, midpoint and large claim information. The Plan Selector gives your employees all the information they need about your design options so they can choose the best plan for their health and budget needs.

Decision Master® Warehouse

DMW is a claims analysis tool that pinpoints problems with utilization and offers solutions for reducing claims costs. It turns complex data into meaningful information illustrated with easy-to-read graphs, charts and explanations. The report allows for drill-down variations to answer nearly any question you have about your medical and prescription claims experience. Once problems are isolated, DMW’s alternative modeling feature shows how design changes will impact employees and your bottom line.