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Final SBC Templates and Updates
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A Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) is two-and-a-half page (double-sided) communication required by the federal government. It must contain specific information, in a specific order, and with a minimum size type, about a group health benefit's coverage and limitations.

On April 6, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Labor (DOL), and the Department of the Treasury issued the final 2017 summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) template, group and individual market SBC instructions, uniform glossary of coverage and medical terms, a coverage example calculator, and calculator instructions.

The SBC is to be used by all health plans, including individual, small group, and large group; insured and self-insured; grandfathered, transitional, and ACA compliant. The new SBC must be used for plan years with open enrollment periods beginning after April 1, 2017. It will not be used for marketplace plans for the 2017 coverage year.  Read
Women's Health - The effects of Menopause
Brought to you by Nan Maley, RN
Director of Corporate Wellness, Sullivan Benefits
Life after menopause can be as healthy, independent and fulfilling as any of the younger stages of life.  Taking advantage of the appropriate resources available can help achieve this.
Menopause is the transition period in a women's life when her ovaries stop producing eggs, her body produces less estrogen and progesterone, and menstruation becomes less frequent, eventually ceasing altogether.
Every woman experiences menopause differently, including the age at which it begins.  Some women reach menopause in their 30s or 40s, while others not until their 60s; but on average, it most often occurs between the ages of 45 and 55.

Signs and Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of menopause vary.  One woman may breeze through it with few issues, while another may experience a number of physical and emotional changes such as... Read
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