Responsibility For Distribution Of SBCs (Kaiser)

Responsibility For Distribution Of SBCs (Kaiser)

What you should know

Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) documents summarize important information about Kaiser Permanente’s health coverage options in a standard format developed by the Department of Health and Human Services. “SBCs” allow employees to easily compare benefits and coverage offered by Kaiser Permanente and other carriers.

You can search for SBCs at (make sure they are properly dated), review the Kaiser Permanente SBC guide, or ask a local broker to provide these forms, which may save a lot of time.

Responsibility for distribution of SBCs (Kaiser)

Under the Affordable Care Act, Kaiser small business employers are required to provide SBCs to participants and beneficiaries of the Kaiser Permanente plans that they offer. You may provide SBCs in either a paper or electronic format (read more about the safe harbor rule with electronic distribution).

For SBCs or a Glossary of Medical and Health Coverage Terms in Spanish or Chinese, go to the online literature order and tracking systemKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites..

If you need help with SBCs, call our Kaiser enrollment assistant at 408.475.8219 or request a telephone session here.