Attention to all employers.

A notice must be sent to all current employees by October 1, 2013 informing them of health care plan options if you offer coverage or notify them about the new state and federal insurance exchanges if you don’t. New hires after October 1, 2013 must be provided with the required notice within 14 days of hire.

The following link is the technical release from the department of labor.

The following two links are model notices for you to distribute to your employees. Please keep a folder with information on the date the notice was distributed along with the names of employees who received the notice.

Model notice for employers who offer coverage to some or all employees

Model notice for employers who do not offer a health plan