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CROSBY Connection: April 2012

Charitable Giving: Fighting Cancer With The Jimmy Fund

Reimbursement Portal Mobile App Coming Soon

Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit Increase Still An Option

Transit & Parking Ordering Platform Redesign




Apr 6
: The Crosby Offices will be closed

Apr 22-24
CUPA-HR Eastern Region Conference, in Philadelphia, PA.

Jun 6: NEEBC Benefits Fair, Norwood, MA.



Did You Know . . .


. . . You can streamline your commuter program and add revenue?

> Quick Implementation

> Easy-To-Use

> All Major Metro Areas Covered

> Fully Automated


. . . We can manage your HIRD Form process? Are you complying with your 30-day deadlines?

> After Open Enrollment

> New hires who turn
down coverage

> Employees who drop coverage

Our process is designed to distribute, track and store Employee HIRD Forms so that you don't have to. 


For more information about any of our services, please contact Jean Sicurella via email or call 617-630-0496.



Get A Team Roster


We use a client-centered team approach to best meet your needs. For your team roster, please email us here.


Please Note: Crosby will be closed on Friday, April 6th.



Fighting Cancer With The Jimmy Fund
Charitable Giving Update: Dressing For Sox-cess


Description: JF_RedSoxLast year, Crosby formed a Charity Committee comprised of Crosby volunteers to manage our annual giving initiatives. Rather than donate to one charity at the end of each year, the Committee has chosen to focus on quarterly campaigns.

Our Spring initiative will benefit The Jimmy Fund's Rally Against CancerSM which will coincide with the Red Sox home opener. Crosby has registered our team -- Crosby Benefits The Jimmy Fund; any employee who donates $5 or more will be encouraged to wear Red Sox gear to work on Friday, April 13th (the Red Sox home opener). Crosby will match all donations made by employees.

For more information or to get your organization involved, visit The Jimmy Fund's Rally Against CancerSM website.



Enhancing The Participant Experience
New Reimbursement Portal Mobile App Coming Soon


Description: ReimbursementWe are excited to announce that a Mobile App for Reimbursement account holders will soon be available. We are working to ensure the App is vigorously tested prior to its release. The App will be available for both iPhone and Android device users and will allow participants to access information via their smart phone. Highlights include:

  • Account-at-a-Glance (account data and available funds)
  • Recent Transaction Review
  • Alert and Notification access
  • Help Ticket review and new ticket creation
  • Username/password will be separate from

Obtaining the Mobile App will be simple. Account holders will be able to download it from their device's App store or can scan a QR code found within the Mobile App section of the Reimbursement Account portal (via

More information about the App as well as a sneak peak will be provided prior to the rollout.



Possible Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit Increase

Approval By House Of Representatives Still Needed 


Description: CommuterThe U.S. Senate passed legislation on March 14th that would increase the monthly pre-tax amount for commuter expenses to $240 a month. However, the legislation still has to be passed by the House of Representatives. If passed, the Transit Pre-Tax increase would be retroactive to January 1, 2012. This is a step in the right direction but commuters won't be fully satisfied until the U.S. House makes this transit parity official. We'll continue to monitor progress and notify you of any pre-tax limit changes.



In other news . . . A redesigned Transit & Parking ordering portal will be available to participants later this year.

Transit highlights include:

  • Home Zip Code driven ordering
  • Direct access to transit authority information
  • Option to rate transit authorities
  • A new "re-order" option

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Parking Highlights include:

  • Work Zip Code driven ordering with location filtering
  • Options for employer specific lots
  • Option to rate parking providers
  • Access to more parking provider information such as hours, rates and payment options

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Since this site is still in its final development & testing phase we'll be sure to notify you about transition dates. If you have any questions, you may contact your client consultant.

Superior Outsourced Benefits Administration


Since 1976, Crosby has developed benefit programs for over 500 organizations. Crosby has built its stellar reputation by focusing on the design and delivery of quality benefit services. Crosby offers a wide range of benefit related services including: FSA, HRA, HSA, COBRA, Commuter Benefit Plans, Enrollment & Eligibility, Retiree Billing, Tuition Reimbursement as well as customized services. Crosby is dedicated to its "High Tech and High Touch" approach, focusing on quality, customer service and creative solutions.


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