MMC Benefits Handbook
How HIPAA Works
HIPAA prohibits discrimination in getting medical coverage because of your health status, physical or mental medical condition, claims experience, receipt of health care, medical history, genetic information, evidence of insurability or disability.
HIPAA requires a special enrollment period for group health plans if you declined coverage before because of other health insurance or COBRA coverage.
The following plans are eligible plans under HIPAA:
Limited-scope dental or vision plans, nursing home care, home health care, community-based care and other similar limited benefits are not covered under HIPAA.
For more information, contact the Employee Service Center at +1 866 374 2662.