Reshaping the U.S. health care insurance industry
Published June 2010Page 12: Update effective February 2012Reason for update:
Communication mandate final guidelines released
September 23, 2012 is the new implementation date for the health care reform mandate that requires companies to communicate health benefits information to employees using benefits summaries, clear terminology and other specified information.
The final rules for benefits communications were published by the government on February 9. To learn more about the benefits communication, see the article “Final summary of benefit coverage guidelines released”
on this website.Download the original report
, published before these updates became available. To create a future-ready benefits strategy for the post reform era, contact your Unum sales representative for consultative help.