An updated model notice for employers to provide information on eligibility for premium assistance under Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is now available for download.
Annual Notice Requirement
Employers that provide coverage in states with premium assistance through Medicaid or CHIP must inform employees of potential opportunities for assistance in obtaining health coverage annually before the start of each plan year.
The updated model notice includes information on how employees can contact their state for additional information and how to apply for premium assistance, with information current as of January 31, 2012.
To download the updated CHIP model notice, please click here. Our section on CHIPRA (the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act) contains additional information on employer responsibilities related to the state Children’s Health Insurance Program.