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Question of the Week

Q.- I know the deadlines for paying for COBRA coverage have been extended during the COVID-19 national emergency. Are we allowed to collect money from people who have ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- I know there are special primary/secondary payer rules for someone who is on Medicare due to end stage renal disease. If a COBRA continuant enrolls in Medicare due ...
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Question of the Week

Q- Does COBRA have to be offered for a health flexible spending account plan?
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Question of the Week

Q.- Did the IRS’ COVID-19 guidance extend the maximum COBRA duration period? I know it gives continuants a longer time to pay and elect coverage.
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Question of the Week

Q.- An employee who was terminated in April missed his 60-day COBRA election period. He wants to elect coverage now. Do we have to allow him to enroll in our plan under ...
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What is the difference between a furlough and a layoff and how does ...

A “furlough” is generally an employer-forced temporary leave of absence after which an employee is expected to return to active employment. The individual is still ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Our open enrollment is starting next week and we allow our employees to change their medical plan election. Do we have to let our COBRA participants change their ...
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Cobra Control Administrator Web Training!

Cobra Control Services Administrator training sessions are held twice a week.  
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Question of the Week

Q.- We have a COBRA continuant who is thinking about enrolling in individual coverage through the health care exchange. If she doesn’t like the coverage, do we have to ...
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Question of the Week

Q- Under our plan, an individual on COBRA coverage must pay by the first of the month for that month of coverage. Do we have to accept late payments?
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