JHU Benefits Site - Legal Notices

Legal Notices

The following legal notices inform you of your rights under Federal law. See below for a summary of the notices and click a notice to learn more.

Bargaining Unit Employees’ Pension Plan Annual Funding Notice This annual notice is for Bargaining Unit pension plan participants/beneficiaries, and it summarizes the plan’s funding percentage, the value of the plan’s assets and liabilities, etc.
COBRA The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), amending the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Internal Revenue Code and the Public Health Service Act to provide continuation of group health coverage that otherwise might be terminated due to change of employment status or family status.
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid Notice of Premium Assistance Opportunities. Information about CHIP and Medicaid programs in certain states that may provide premium assistance for employer-sponsored health coverage.
Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Options The notice provides resources and basic information about health coverage options under the State health care exchange.
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices This notice provides information regarding special enrollment periods for you to enroll for the university's health coverage, including the right to enroll within 30 days of loss of other coverage or certain events.
HIPAA Special Enrollment Notice Information regarding the right to enroll in health coverage under special enrollment.
Prescription Drug Coverage and Medicare Notice An important notice about your prescription drug coverage and Medicare. If you and your family members are not eligible for Medicare and will not become eligible for Medicare within the next 12 months, this notice does not apply to you.
State of New York Workers' Compensation Board Notice of Compliance This notice applies to university employees working in the State of New York and covered under the university's Long-Term Disability Plan, which is with the Hartford.
Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA) Notice If you become eligible to participate, or are currently participating, in one of the university's 403(b) retirement plans, the QDIA Notice is important because it describes how your 403(b) retirement account is invested if you fail to direct the investment of all (or any portion) of your retirement plan account.
Support Staff Pension Annual Funding Notice This annual notice is for pension plan participants/beneficiaries, and it summarizes the plan’s funding percentage, the value of the plan’s assets and liabilities, etc.
Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA) Notice The right to receive coverage for breast reconstruction and related services.

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