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Notice 2021-58 and COBRA Outbreak Extension Clarification

The IRS released Notice 2021-58 on October 6, 2021 clarifying the operation of extensions of the COBRA election, notification and premium payment timeframes issued as ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Is the end of the ARPA COBRA premium subsidy a second qualifying event allowing COBRA continuants to extend their COBRA period?
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Question of the Week

Q.- We have an employee who reduced her hours and lost eligibility for our health plan. She enrolled in COBRA coverage and has elected to be treated as an assistance ...
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COBRA ARPA Premium Assistance Report in MyEnroll360

BAS’ Cobra Control Services, LLC ("CCS") has reporting capability to help with claiming an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) tax credit for providing subsidized health ...
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COBRA Subsidy Ending

The American Rescue Plan Act created a 100% COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals entitled to COBRA due to reduction of hours or involuntary termination of ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We offer a self-funded health plan that covers employees in different states. A COBRA participant who lives in Connecticut thinks we have to offer him 30 months of ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- A former employee’s active coverage ended with us in June 2021. He did not elect COBRA coverage in the election period which ended in August because he started ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Should we keep copies of the COBRA qualifying event letter we send to a terminated employee?
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COBRA End-of-Subsidy Notices Due Soon

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) requires a 100% COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals entitled to COBRA or state continuation coverage due to reduction of ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- An employee was involuntarily terminated in 2019 and elected COBRA. He dropped our coverage when he got a new job. We sent him a second-chance election form at the ...
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