Did you know that different COBRA rules apply to different types of employers? Gasp! Read on to discover the variations in COBRA administration requirements.
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COBRA CONUNDRUMS is reprinted from the September 2014 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.
The office holiday party. It’s one of the most popular events of the season. It’s a great time for employees to socialize together away from work, and a chance for employers to give something back to their workers for their hard work throughout the year.
Some say the recession is finally over. We’ll leave it to the economists to make the final call, but one thing we know for sure is that voluntary benefits continue to gain popularity – with employers and employees alike.
If you have a high deductible health plan and have been wondering about FSA/HSA eligibility issues, this article is for you. It also includes updates on the health plan identifier (HPID) analysis for HRA/FSA plans. Technical stuff for sure, but nevertheless important. All this interesting info comes to us from our friends at ProBenefits, Inc. Thank you, ProBenefits, for helping to keep COBRAGuard readers on the cutting edge of health care reform!
If you want to hear an employer sing the blues, bring up the topic of COBRA billing and collection. It’s a task that eats up precious time, and it can be a real challenge. No employer likes to be the “bad guy” when it comes to enforcing grace periods or terminating coverage when payments are missed. Nevertheless, billing and collection are just part of the gig when it comes to administering COBRA. So if you aren’t outsourcing the task, it’s important to make the process as efficient and painless as possible.
COBRA CONUNDRUMS is reprinted from the April, 2014 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.
COBRA CONUNDRUMS is reprinted from the March, 2014 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.
In 2012 the United States Supreme Court ruled on United States v. Windsor, recognizing the legitimacy of legal same-sex marriage for the purpose of federal law.
There’s been a controversy in recent news concerning subsidies in the public marketplace. While it sounds crazy, it’s possible the federal exchange subsidies could get junked.