Compliance Alert: Open Enrollment 2019 – Benefit Notices
Employers that sponsor group health plans should provide certain benefit notices in connection with their plans’ open enrollment periods. Some of these notices must be provided at open enrollment time, such as the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC).
Open Enrollment Notices
Employers should provide certain benefit notices to their employees at open enrollment time.
Some benefit notices apply to all group health plans
Other benefit notices only apply to certain group health plans, based on plan design and coverage
Medicare Part D Notice
HIPAA Privacy Notice
SPD (and SMM, if applicable)
Notice of Patient Protections
Wellness Program Notices
Links and Resources
Department of Labor’s (DOL) website regarding compliance assistance for health plans, which includes links to many model notices
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) website regarding Medicare Part D disclosures