Model CHIP Notice Available

February 18, 2010
Pursuant to the Children’s Health Insurance Program Restoration Act of 2009, certain employers are required to notify employees on an annual basis of the potential opportunities available in the state in which the employee resides for premium assistance under Medicaid for health coverage of the employee or the employee’s dependents. The Department of Labor recently issued a model CHIP Notice to assist employers in satisfying this requirement. This update provides a brief review of the new CHIP Notice requirements.