Cobra Model Notices

On March 19, 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released model COBRA notices required under the COBRA provisions of the 2009 American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (“ARRA” or “Act”).  As previously reported, the Act impacts COBRA coverage, and the means by which employers may claim the tax credit for COBRA subsidies paid under the [...]

COBRA SUBSIDY RULES AND TAX CREDITS IN PLACE

The Department of Labor recently updated its site to provide information related to the COBRA subsidy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, that was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009.   The Act contains a number of provisions affecting continued health care coverage under COBRA. Under ARRA, certain employees (and their qualified beneficiaries) [...]