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Which benefits notices are required by law?

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Compliance headaches

When it comes to compliance there always seem to be more boxes to check. Distribute this, report that—how do you keep up with everything that is required by law?

Learn more about the benefits notices that you need to distribut in order to remain compliant:

 

 

Which benefits notices are required by law?

  1. Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC)
  2. Notice of Special Enrollment Rights
  3. Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act
  4. Employer CHIP Notice
  5. Newborns’ Act Notice
  6. Plan document
  7. Summary plan description (SPD)
  8. Notice of Patient Protections
  9. HIPPA Notice of Privacy
  10. COBRA General Rights
  11. Summary Annual Report (SAR)
  12. 1095-C
  13. Notice of Qualifying event
  14. Medicare Part D - Notice of Creditable (or non-creditable) coverage disclosure notice
  15. COBRA election notice
  16. Medical Child Support Order Notice

Factors that affect distribution of notices

The requirements for each of the above notices is nuanced. Be sure to factor in components such as:

  • Time of year
  • Stage in employee lifecycle
  • Eligibility
  • Plan participation
  • Company role

 

BerniePortal Solution

Of course we wouldn’t spend all of this time highlighting the complexity of your problems without offering a solution. BerniePortal’s native feature, BerniePortal Notices, is a tool that can be used to distribute notices, collect signatures, monitor employee agreements and send reminders.

What about compliance? We’ve got that covered too! BerniePortal offers year-round storage and record keeping, so that when audits come around, you can stay 100% compliant.
 

Interested learning more about BerniePortal Notices?

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