DoL Provides Spanish Version of CHIP Notice

March 5, 2010 ( - The Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration has posted a Spanish version of the Model Notice for employers to use to regarding eligibility for premium assistance under Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

In addition, the Model Notice in English was reposted with updated contact information (see DoL Publishes CHIP Model Notice).

The CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) requires employers that maintain group health plans in any state that provides premium assistance to notify employees of their potential opportunities to receive the premium assistance for themselves or their beneficiaries. Employers may combine this notice with other information (e.g., open enrollment materials).

The Model Notice in Spanish is at The Model  Notice in English is at