Cobra


In the earlier days of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a common question among employers and benefit advisors was whether there would still be a need for COBRA, the Federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985. Many people speculated that COBRA would be a thing of the past. This was a logical step for those in the insurance industry. When an employee was faced with the option of paying full cost for continued employer coverage or possibly qualifying for heavily subsidized care on the Marketplace, it...


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Get the Facts on COBRA Coverage – Who, When and How Long?

What Is COBRA, and Does It Apply to My Business?

POSTED BY ADMIN ON MAR 30, 2016 IN ACA, COBRA, COMPLIANCE ALERTS, COMPLIANCE NEWS, HR BENEFIT ADVISORS BLOG, PPACA, THE BLOG | COMMENTS OFF ON WHAT IS COBRA, AND DOES IT APPLY TO MY BUSINESS?

As we mentioned in the first edition of this mini-series on the Federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), “marketplaces” or “exchanges” created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not make COBRA obsolete. Rather, COBRA is still going strong. And while the general rule of COBRA is not necessarily that difficult to understand, the timeframes, notice requirements, intricacies, and the ways in which COBRA interacts with other laws presents employers with potentially extremely expensive...


POSTED BY ADMIN ON MAY 3, 2016 IN ACA, COBRA, COMPLIANCE NEWS, HR BENEFIT ADVISORS BLOG, THE BLOG | COMMENTS OFF ON GET THE FACTS ON COBRA COVERAGE – WHO, WHEN AND HOW LONG?

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