With the holiday season in full swing, sometimes our daily to-do lists seem never-ending. That’s why we’re helping you cross one thing off your list: Educating new enrollees — and reminding current enrollees — about their rights.
Federal and state laws require groups to notify enrollees about enrollee rights and privacy practices.1 The good news is, we’ve made it easy for you to share this information.
You can learn more about the notices on our administrator web pages. Enrollees can also view and download each notice on our website. Additionally, during open enrollment we provide groups with an enrollee flyer summarizing the notices.
Please share the notices with current enrollees annually and with all new enrollees within 30 days of eligibility.
Not sure how to share? Here are some tips:
- Post the notices on your company Intranet
- Email employees a link to the notices
- Place copies of the notices in common areas, or in the HR area
- Include copies of the notices in your next company mailing
If you or enrollees have any questions about the notices, you can call 866-530-9675.
Now, take a deep breath and get back to the rest of your to-do list.
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1 Self-funded groups are not required to share Delta Dental’s enrollee notices and may opt to use their own notices; however, these notices cannot be in conflict with Delta Dental’s practices. If you have questions about your notices, please contact your account manager.