ADP's Benefits eXpert Passes Administration to Participants

June 19, 2001 ( - Plan sponsors at mid-size companies can now pass on some of their administrative work to benefit plan participants thanks to Benefits expert, a new product from Automatic Data Processing, Inc (ADP) which allows employees to view and update their benefit information.

Benefits eXpert, one of the products in ADP’s eXpert Suite, is an employee benefits application that aims to simplify the administration of benefits plans and allows both administrators and employees to access applications, training, and ADP service centers via the Internet.

ADP Benefits eXpert allows employees to:

  • access and update selected HR data
  • self-manage their benefits enrollment including beneficiary and dependents information
  • input life event changes
  • provide plan choice comparisons
  • calculate flexible spending credits as they choose options
  • receive confirmation statements of their elections

The product also:

  • calculates eligibility and benefits in real-time
  • enables employees to enter life status changes directly into the system
  • delivers up-to-date Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) to every employee
  • generates enrollment data for plan providers, self-billing premium information and other reports

The new module is designed to integrate with both the eXpert Suite and ADP’s PC/Payroll for Windows and HR/Profile. All critical data is encrypted through a 128-bit Secure Socket Layer to help ensure secure transmission over the Web.