Legal Alert - Department of Labor Sets October 1 Deadline for Employers to Send Health Benefit Exchange Notices; COBRA Election Notices Must Also be Updated


by Nancy K. Campbell

As reported in our January 31, 2013 Navigating Health Care Reform Alert, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (collectively, the “Affordable Care Act”) requires most employers to provide all new hires and current employees with a written notice about the Health Benefit Exchanges and the consequences of purchasing coverage through an Exchange rather than employer-sponsored coverage (the “Exchange Notice”).

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