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Notices for Employees Related to Health Plans

Employers are required to provide certain notices to employees, whether they provide health insurance to their employees or not; here is a brief summary of the notices you are required to provide:

Exchange Notice
Model Notice for employers who offer a health plan to some or all employees | MS Word Format | Printer Friendly Version | en español MS Word Format | Printer Friendly Version

Model Notice for employers who do not offer a health plan | MS Word Format | Printer Friendly Version | en español MS Word Format | Printer Friendly Format


COBRA Election Notice
COBRA Model Election Notice | en español
Technical Release

HIPAA: Notice of Privacy Practices
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/modelnotices.html - model notices
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/coveredentities/notice.html - content guidelines only

Summary of Benefits & Coverage
This summary must be delivered with open enrollment materials.
Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) Template | MS Word Format
Sample Completed SBC | MS Word Format
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform/regulations/summaryofbenefits.html - instructions and more

Medicare Part D Annual Notice
This notice must be delivered annually prior to October 15th.
http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Prescription-Drug-Coverage/CreditableCoverage/Model-Notice-Letters.html

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA)
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/chipmodelnotice.doc - Word
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/chipmodelnotice.pdf - pdf
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/chipmodelnoticesp.doc - Spanish

Notice of Group Health Plan's Exemption from the Mental Health Parity Act
Notice of Group Health Plan's Use of Transition Period
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Note: This notice is to be provided only if the exemption is applicable)
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/regs/mhpa_model_forms.html