HIPAA Special Enrollment Rights.

If you are declining enrollment for yourself or your dependents (including your spouse) because of other health insurance or group health plan coverage, you may be able to enroll yourself and your dependents in this plan if you or your dependents lose eligibility for that other coverage (or if the employer stops contributing toward your […]

HIPAA Privacy Notice.

A federal law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), requires health plans (medical, dental and vision) to protect the confidentiality of your private health information. More detailed information is given in the health plan’s notice of HIPAA privacy rights. You may request a copy of the notice by contacting BlueBenefits at […]

COBRA.

Under certain circumstances, you and your enrolled dependents have the right to continue coverage under the medical, dental and vision plans, and the healthcare flexible spending account beyond the time coverage would have ordinarily ended. You may elect continuation of coverage for yourself and your dependents if you lose coverage under the plan due to […]

Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act.

Group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group insurance coverage generally may not, under federal law, restrict benefits for any hospital length of stay in connection with childbirth, for the mother or newborn child, to less than 48 hours following a normal vaginal delivery, or less than 96 hours following a Cesarean section. However, […]

Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act.

Your plan, as required by the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998, provides benefits for mastectomy-related services including all stages of reconstruction and surgery to achieve symmetry between the breasts, prostheses, and complications resulting from a mastectomy, including lymphedema.  Call BlueBenefits at 1-800-466-5062 for more information.

Amendment and Administration of Benefits.

JetBlue reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit described in this 2018 Benefits Guide at any time at our sole discretion, subject to applicable laws. The appropriate plan fiduciaries or other administrative body has the sole power to interpret and apply the provisions of the relevant benefit plan or arrangement and to make […]

Health Care Reform notice.

An Important Notice About Your Medical Options The Affordable Care Act (ACA) — or health care reform — requires most Americans to have medical insurance for at least nine months, or pay an extra tax. To assist you as you evaluate options for you and your family, this notice provides some basic information about the […]

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

In accordance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), JetBlue and its medical plans will not use or disclose protected genetic information for underwriting purposes. Genetic information means genetic tests for you or a family member (including a fetus or embryo), the manifestation of a disease or disorder in your family members, or […]