New Model Notices Released

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration has just posted the following related to preexisting condition exclusions, lifetime and annual limits, rescissions and patient protections under the Affordable Care Act (which is being referred to by some as the the New Patient’s Bill of Rights):

Published version of Interim Final Regulation, available at http://www.dol.gov/federalregister/HtmlDisplay.aspx?DocId=23983&AgencyId=8&DocumentType=2

Model Notice on Patient Protections, available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/patientprotectionmodelnotice.doc

Model Notice on Lifetime Limits No Longer Applying and Enrollment Opportunity, available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/lifetimelimitsmodelnotice.doc

Model Notice of Opportunity to Enroll in Connection with Extension of Dependent Coverage to Age 26, available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/dependentsmodelnotice.doc