Dependent Social Security Number Audit
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First Published :Fri Oct 23 21:47:54 GMT 2015
Last Modified :Wed May 24 14:42:09 GMT 2017
Last Published :Wed May 24 14:42:09 GMT 2017
Summarizes the Affordable Care Act's regulation that institutions obtain the SSN for dependents.
In order to comply with federal government reporting requirements related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Human Resources Benefits Office recently conducted an audit of dependents Social Security Numbers (SSN’s). Both Tufts University and Tufts Health Plan are required to report this information and may face substantial penalties for non-compliance. As with all member information, the health plan will maintain the confidentiality of SSN’s consistent with their Notice of Privacy Policies.
See the Making Changes to the Dependent-Beneficiary Information in e-serve
document for guidance on how to update your Beneficiaries.