Tag Archives: COBRA

Check Your COBRA Notices in Order to Avoid Potential Lawsuits

COBRA
Have you thought about your COBRA notices recently? Of course not, because COBRA notices don’t warrant your valuable time. They are just another one of those pesky notices that the law requires you to send. If that was your reaction, you may want to rethink it.… Continue reading this entry

Affordable Care Act Reporting is Here (But May be a Little Late…)

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The Affordable Care Act requires “applicable large employers” (generally, employers with 50 or more full-time employees and full-time employee equivalents) to provide individual statements to their full-time employees and to report to the IRS certain information about their employer-sponsored health coverage. This rule is first effective with respect to coverage offered in 2015. Employers will want … Continue reading this entry

Updated COBRA Model Notices Available

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) provides for premium reductions for health benefits under COBRA. Eligible individuals pay only 35 percent of their COBRA premiums, and the remaining 65 percent is reimbursed to the coverage provider through a tax credit. As we previously reported to you, this COBRA continuation assistance was extended … Continue reading this entry