Important Update Regarding COBRA

Important Announcement: Extension of Certain Timeframes for Employee Benefit Plans, Participants, and Beneficiaries Affected by the COVID-19 Outbreak. The Department of Labor, jointly with the Department of the Treasury, this week issued a notice that extends certain time frames affecting participants’ rights to elect continuation of group health plan coverage under COBRA, and also extends…
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CARES Act Makes Changes for Health Plans

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law to provide $2.2 trillion in federal funding to address the COVID-19 crisis. The CARES Act makes a variety of changes affecting health plans. These changes include: Expanding the types of coronavirus testing that all health plans…
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