Electronic Distribution Rules: A Guide for Employers

Employers that sponsor group health plans have compliance obligations regarding the distribution of various materials to prospective and actual plan participants. This Guide for Employers discusses distribution rules for notices and disclosures required by grouphealth plans. It also includes a Sample Employee Communication (Appendix A); and a Sample Employee Consent to Receive Plan Disclosures Electronically (Appendix B), as may be required under certain circumstances explained further below. Separate NFP publications, Required Group Health Plan Notices Overview and Required GroupHealth Plan Notices Chart, address the notice requirements in detail. Download the PDF for a complete overview.