COBRA

Clarification of IRS Notice 221-31 and COBRA Subsidy Eligibility

On Tuesday May 19, IRS released Notice 2021-31.  This notice provides a series of questions and answers to address many issues that have arisen with respect to COBRA premium assistance available for COBRA continuation coverage under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). Generally, the questions and answers apply for purposes of all COBRA continuation coverage…
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American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Congress approved the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and it was signed into law on March 11th, but what does that mean for COBRA coverage and Dependent Care FSAs? We’ve gathered some key points to help break it down. COBRA Continuation Coverage Subsidizes 100% of premiums for eligible state…
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IRS and DOL Issues Extension of Timelines for COBRA

In response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, the IRS and DOL has issued extensions of timelines affecting COBRA coverage.