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Determining Compliance with the HIPAA Provisions in Part 7 of ERISA
Compliance with the Certificate of Creditable Coverage Provisions - Automatic Certificates Upon Loss of Coverage
Does the plan provide complete and timely certificates of creditable coverage to individuals automatically upon loss of coverage?
Plans are required to provide each participant and dependent covered under the plan an automatic certificate, free of charge, when coverage ceases. (If the plan is insured and there is an agreement with the issuer that the issuer is responsible for providing the certificates, select "Not Applicable" above.)
Under 29 CFR 2590.701-5(a)(2)(ii), plans and issuers must furnish an automatic certificate of creditable coverage: