June 29, 2010

HRB 8 - Early Retiree Reinsurance Program Application Process Opened

Released June 29, 2010I Download as a PDF

June 29, 2010 -- Today, the Department of Health and Human Services officially opened the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) application process, and will begin accepting ERRP applications immediately.  For information relating to ERRP, please refer to prior CBIZ Health Reform Bulletins:Early Retiree Subsidy – Initial Application Date is Approaching and Early Retiree Reinsurance Program.

The Official Application, Instructions, Dos and Don’ts and a Fact Sheet are available from the HHS’ Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO) website:  http://www.hhs.gov/ociio/regulations/index.html#early_retiree.

HHS will only accept applications submitted on its official application form; the earlier draft version of the application cannot be used.  It is very important to complete every required field of the application; incomplete applications will not be accepted.  The address to which the signed original ERRP Application, plus Attachments (if any), in hard copy, is to be sent is:

HHS ERRP Application Center
4700 Corridor Place
Suite D
Beltsville, MD 20705

Important note:  Do not include birth dates and Social Security Numbers where requested in the Application.  This information will be completed through a secure website, once the application is accepted. 

The OCIIO will also be holding training events relating to the ERRP, to be announced on its website



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