Notices should be written in plain language

To be meaningful, a notice must be written at a level that the typical dually eligible enrollee can understand.

Minnesota requires all written materials created by plans that participate in its Minnesota Senior Health Options and Minnesota Senior Care Plus programs to be understandable to a person who reads at a seventh grade level.

A federal website includes the text of the Plain Writing Act of 2010, Federal  guidance, and a variety of helpful plain language resources.

Enroll America has created a tool, Communicating with Plain Language, that sets out 10 guidelines for creating documents that adhere to principles of plain language.

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