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COBRA Pop Quiz: Can Your Team Answer These 4 Questions Correctly?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Thu, May 10, 2018 @ 13:05 PM

No matter how long you work with COBRA, questions still arise. Here are four COBRA administration questions that caught our attention this month. Ready for a pop quiz? See if your team can answer these four questions correctly!

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Tags: cobra, cobra administration

COBRA and Marketplace Payment Collection – Timing is Everything!

Posted by Robert Meyers on Wed, May 28, 2014 @ 13:05 PM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS is reprinted from the April, 2014 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, cobra, marketplace payment collection

HHS and DOL Announce Special Marketplace Enrollment for COBRA Participants

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, May 06, 2014 @ 15:05 PM

This past Friday afternoon, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (part of HHS) issued a bulletin to deal with Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs).

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Tags: cobra, cobra continuation coverage, COBRA participants, cobra continuation coverage election notices, cobra enrollment window, cobra special enrollment

Marketplace Open Enrollment Ends - What About COBRA Folks?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Wed, Apr 02, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

Well, this week marked the end of open enrollment on the healthcare exchange and the next open enrollment won't be open until November 15.  So what about folks who are on COBRA or experience a COBRA qualifying event between now and then?

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Tags: COBRA qualifying event, cobra, cobra coverage, marketplace plan

COBRA CONUNDRUMS – How Do New FSA Rules Apply in COBRA Scenarios?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Mon, Feb 24, 2014 @ 08:02 AM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS reprinted from the January, 2014 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, cobra, flexible spending accounts, fsa, fsa under cobra, limited cobra

COBRA CONUNDRUMS – Do You BELIEVE?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, Jan 28, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS reprinted from the December, 2013 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, cobra, cobra coverage, aca and cobra, cobra and aca

COBRA CONUNDRUMS – Does COBRA Apply to Voluntary Benefits?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Thu, Jan 09, 2014 @ 14:01 PM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS reprinted from the October, 2013 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, cobra, cobra bob, cobra and voluntary benefits

SHOP Plan Update – Yes, They Are Available and COBRA Qualifying

Posted by Robert Meyers on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 @ 16:12 PM

SHOP Plans Available the Old Fashioned Way

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra, shop exchanges, cobra qualifying, cobra qualifying plans

COBRA CONUNDRUMS – Did The ACA Swallow COBRA?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 @ 21:11 PM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS reprinted from the September, 2013 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, aca, cobra, cobra notices, affordable care act and cobra

PPACA Update: Are new wellness incentives and penalties a win-win?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 18:06 PM

Workplace wellness programs used to consist of a few wall posters encouraging healthy behavior or maybe even a gym at the office. But employers are increasingly turning to more incentives and penalties to encourage healthier choices. In fact, according to a recent survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health, almost 90% of employers offer some kind of wellness incentives to their employees.

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Tags: ppaca, PPACA update, wellness incentives, cobra, cobra developments

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