Notices

  1. Cobra Initial Notification

    Maricopa County Group Health Insurance Program (the Plan) is sponsored by Maricopa County. If you have any questions regarding eligibility requirements, please consult the Plan’s Summary Plan Description (SPD).

  2. ADA / Equal Opportunity Employer

    Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  3. Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

    Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on genetic information in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.

  4. Heroes Earnings Assistance & Relief Tax Act

    The Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act amended the Internal Revenue Code Section 125 to allow employers to provide qualified reservist distributions (QRDs) from health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to employee-reservists who are called to active duty for 180 or more days, or for an indefinite period of time.

  5. HIPAA Privacy Notice

    In accordance with the privacy standards contained in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, Maricopa County, in its role as the administrator and/or sponsor of the Maricopa County Health Insurance Program, or in its role as the health plan makes available a notice setting forth its privacy practices through the EBC/Intranet home page.

  6. Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice

    The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 requires group health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to disclose to individuals eligible for Medicare Part D whether the plan’s coverage is creditable for Medicare Part D coverage.

  7. Medicare Secondary Payer Insurer Requirements

    Learn more about the Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Insurer Reporting Requirements of Section 111 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007.

  8. Mental Health Parity & Addiction Equity Act

    Under a Federal law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191, as amended (“HIPAA”), group health plans must generally comply with the parity in the application of certain limits to mental health benefits requirement.

  9. Notice of Special Enrollment Rights

    In general, IRS restrictions prevent you from making changes to your coverage elections during the plan year. Learn how to make changes if you are eligible for a qualified status change.

  10. Notice of Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance

    If you are eligible for employment-based health coverage from Maricopa County, but are unable to afford the premiums, the State of Arizona may provide a premium assistance program that can help pay for coverage.

  11. Women’s Health & Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA)

    The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 requires that your plan provides benefits for mastectomy-related services.

  12. Benefits Continuation Policy

  13. Maricopa County Equal Opportunity Workforce Report

    Maricopa County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Workforce Report, completed as required by the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to ensure that, as a recipient of financial assistance from the Justice Department, Maricopa County is providing equal employment opportunities to men and women regardless of sex, race or national origin.