EMPLOYEE BENEFIT-MAIL NOTICE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends provisions of the Employee Benefit Contribution Act
requiring an employer that has agreed to make payments to an employee
health insurance plan to notify its employees of any failure to make
payments if the failure may result in the loss of insurance
coverage. Provides that the employer must mail the notification
directly to each of its employees who are covered under the plan.
Deletes language providing that notification may be made by posting in
a conspicuous place in the place of employment and that the
Department of Insurance has authority to inspect places of
employment for the purpose of assuring the employer's
compliance with the notification requirements.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that an employer that has agreed to make payments to an
employee health insurance plan shall notify its employees of any
failure to make the payments if the failure to make the payments
"shall result" (rather than "may result") in the "total loss" (rather
than "loss") of insurance coverage. Provides that the employer must
"provide written notification" (rather than "mail the notification")
directly to each employee who is covered under the plan.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0126
Last action date: JUL-20-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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