Summary of Benefits and Coverage/Uniform Glossary

The University is required under the Health Care Reform Act to provide you with a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC), an easy-to-understand summary about the health plan’s benefits and coverage.

Healthcare Reform Notice

The official Healthcare Reform Notice that was created by the federal government to be distributed to members of the University community announcing the availability of healthcare exchanges, now known as the Health Insurance Marketplace, was distributed to the University community on September 26, 2013.

Medical Plan Notices

Medical Plan Features

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

In accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, a group health plan such as the University's group health plan must give plan participants notice of their rights and the plan's legal duties with respect to protected health information (PHI) and how the plan may use and disclose PHI. Learn more »

PPACA Model Notice and Information Coming Soon.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Plan Privacy Notice notifies The University of Pittsburgh's long standing commitment to the rights of our prospective, current, and former faculty, staff, and covered dependents concerning the privacy of their protected health information.

The Privacy Notice of the Medical and Health Plans of the University of Pittsburgh has been amended and posted as of September 20, 2013.