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(a) Disclosure of information by health plan issuers
In connection with the offering of any health insurance coverage to a small employer or an individual, a health insurance issuer--
(1) shall make a reasonable disclosure to such employer, or individual, as applicable,, 1 as part of its solicitation and sales materials, of the availability of information described in subsection (b) of this section, and
(2) upon request of such a 1 employer, or individual, as applicable,, 1 provide such information.
(b) Information described
(1) In general
Subject to paragraph (3), with respect to a health insurance issuer offering health insurance coverage to a 1 employer, or individual, as applicable,, 1 information described in this subsection is information concerning--
(A) the provisions of such coverage concerning issuer's right to change premium rates and the factors that may affect changes in premium rates; and
(B) the benefits and premiums available under all health insurance coverage for which the employer, or individual, as applicable, is qualified.
(2) Form of information
Information under this subsection shall be provided to employers, or individuals, as applicable, in a manner determined to be understandable by the average employer, or individual, as applicable,, 1 and shall be sufficient to reasonably inform employers, or individuals, as applicable, of their rights and obligations under the health insurance coverage.
An issuer is not required under this section to disclose any information that is proprietary and trade secret information under applicable law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 42 U.S.C. § 300gg-9 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare § 300gg-9. Disclosure of information - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-42-the-public-health-and-welfare/42-usc-sect-300gg-9/
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