Required Annual Notices

Baylor Laws, Postings, and Policies

2023 Annual Notice of Right to Participate in 403(b) Plan

In compliance with the 403(b) regulations, this is notification of the availability of a 403(b) plan in which voluntary pre-tax and Roth elective deferrals can be made.

Baylor University's Salary Reduction Agreement Form

Baylor Retirement Plan Summary of Plan Provisions

Annual Medicare Part D Certification of Creditable Coverage

This is a notice to all active employees and covered dependents eligible for Medicare and enrolled in Baylor University's Medical PPO/Prescription plan.

Annual Women's Health/Cancer Rights

The Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998.

Women's Health & Cancer Rights

UMR/United Healthcare (2023)

Under the health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), all issuers of health insurance are required to provide individuals with standard information about their health plan - a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC).

Summary of Benefits and Coverage for PPO

Summary of Benefits and Coverage for HDHP

CHIP Notice

If you or your children are eligible for Medicaid or CHIP and you are eligible for health coverage from your employer, your State may have a premium assistance program that can help pay for coverage.


Effective April 1, 2009, the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 ("CHIPRA") adds two new special enrollment events.

Expanded Coverage for Women's Preventive Care

Under the Affordable Care Act, Baylor University provides female plan participants with expanded access to recommended in-network preventive services without cost sharing.

Family and Medical Leave Act

Baylor University faculty and staff are eligible for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave if they have been employed for at least twelve (12) months, and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the previous twelve (12) month period.

HIPAA and Other Federal Law Notices

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and other Federal laws requires an annual notification about important provisions for the Blue Cross-Blue Shield medical plan.

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

A copy of the notice of privacy practices is available at any time, upon request.

Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act

Group health plans and health insurance issuers generally may not, under Federal law, restrict benefits for any hospital length of stay in connection with childbirth for the mother or newborn child.

Notice of Coverage Options (Marketplace Notice)

Notice of ACA Marketplace

General Notice of Continuation of Coverage

As part of the Affordable Care Act, employers are required to provide faculty and staff a notice of the availability of a Health Insurance Marketplace (also called an Exchange) where individuals may purchase health insurance.

BlueCross/BlueShield ACA webpage

USERRA Rights as an Employee

Learn more about the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.