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COBRA Subsidy: Who’s Eligible, How it’s Funded, and How to Deliver Notices

COBRA Subsidy: Who’s Eligible, How it’s Funded, and How to Deliver Notices

COBRA compliance can be difficult, especially if you’re handling it yourself. Now, it’s even more complicated thanks to recent stimulus bill changes that implemented a 100% free COBRA subsidy for eligible employees and employers. In the latest episode of HR Party of One, I explained what employers and HR teams need to know about how the subsidy works. 

 

What Employers Should Know About the New COBRA Subsidy

When new legislation is passed by Congress and signed into law, there's always a rush from experts to make sense of the bill and how it applies to people around the country. That happened recently when the Biden administration announced a provision in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) that subsidizes the cost of COBRA through September 2021. We did our homework and covered all the ins and outs in this new episode. 

Watch the full video to learn more about how to handle this new subsidy:

If you’d like to learn more about this and other industry updates, I recommend that you check out the BerniePortal blog.

 

Additional COBRA Resources

COBRA is complex, but thankfully we have a ton of great resources to help out: 

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