Tag Archive: COBRA

DOL Releases Model Notices for COBRA Subsidy Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

DOL Releases Model Notices for COBRA Subsidy Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

​Thirty-five years ago this month, the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) was signed into law. COBRA provides a way for workers and their families to temporarily maintain… Read more >

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and COBRA Subsidies

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and COBRA Subsidies

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) passed by Congress and signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021 contains various employee benefits provisions, including premium assistance for participants… Read more >

Are Laid Off or Furloughed Employees Eligible for Health Care Benefits?

Are Laid Off or Furloughed Employees Eligible for Health Care Benefits?

The coronavirus pandemic has brought layoffs and furloughs to millions of workers across the United States. This bad news can be complicated for individuals with health care coverage through their… Read more >