Employers sponsoring health plans are obligated to annually provide a premium assistance notice to their workforce. This notification can be accomplished by using a model notice provided by the DOL’s Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA). The model Medicaid/CHIP notice has been revised and is current as of August 10, 2017. Following are the changes to the revised notice, as compared to the January 31, 2017 version:
And finally, EBSA’s website address that appears at the end of the model notice has been updated.
The notice explaining the right to premium assistance must be provided to employees residing in the below-listed states at least once annually, without regard to where the employer is located, or where the health plan is sitused:
States with Premium Assistance
The revised Medicaid/CHIP notice is available for viewing and/or downloading from the DOL’s website, in both English (pdf or word) and Spanish (pdf or word),
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