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Federal Rules Would Dictate How Employers Explain Health Plan Coverage
Workforce Management

Employers would have to revamp how they communicate and explain their health care plans next year under health care reform law rules proposed Aug. 17.

The rules, which would be effective March 23, 2012, would require employers to provide employees with an “easy-to-understand” summary of benefits and coverage and, upon request, a glossary of commonly used health care coverage terms, such as deductible and copayment.