Based on guidance dated May 4, 2020 from the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and the IRS, deadlines for certain benefit-related services have been extended, including:
- COBRA election and payment
- HIPAA Special Enrollment, such as requests for election changes due to marriage, divorce, birth of a child, changes in other coverage, and eligibility for Medicaid and/or CHIP coverage; The deadline extension does not include open enrollment or initial enrollment for new employees.
- Claim filing
- Claim appeals
The period beginning March 1, 2020 through the lifting of the COVID-19 National Emergency plus an additional 60 days will not be counted when determining your deadline for taking action.
Enrollment deadlines are not extended. You may enroll online at aseahealth.org. If you don’t enroll online, you must enroll within 30 days from the date the enrollment packet is sent by the Administrator. The 30-day period will begin on the date of the letter in the enrollment packet.
If you have any questions, please contact the Trust Administrative Office by phone at 1-866-553- 8206 or by secure email at Contact Us.