Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Updates
Summary of Benefits and Coverage Form (SBC)
In compliance with the Affordable Care Act Hofstra University has developed a Summary of Benefit Coverage (SBC) and Uniform Glossary that will make it much easier for you to understand and compare the benefits offered by different plans.
- Hofstra EPO Option SBC (pdf)
- Hofstra POS Option SBC (pdf)
- Hofstra POS Option Local 550 and Local 282 SBC (pdf)
- HIP HMO SBC (pdf)
- HIP POS SBC (pdf)
- Oxford EPO SBC (pdf)
- SBC Uniform Glossary (pdf)
Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts(FSA)
Starting January 1, 2013, federal regulations limit salary reduction contributions to a health care flexible spending account to $2,500 (as indexed for inflation).
Women’s Preventive Care
The Affordable Care Act helps make prevention affordable and accessible for all Americans by requiring new health plans to cover and eliminate cost sharing for preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and the Bright Futures Guidelines recommended by the Academy of Pediatrics. The pdf below advises on eight new additional women’s preventive services that will be covered without cost-sharing requirements include.