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COBRA Administration Best Practices: How to Avoid the COBRA Collection Blues

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

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.

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Tags: cobra administration, COBRA collection, COBRA qualifying event, COBRA notification, COBRA best practices

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 coverage, cobra, COBRA qualifying event, marketplace plan

COBRA CONUNDRUMS - Are 29’ers Eligible for COBRA?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 13:03 PM

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

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Tags: cobra conundrums, affordable care act, COBRA qualifying event, cobra qualifying events, 29'ers and cobra

PPACA exchanges could be best option for some part-time and COBRA-eligible workers

Posted by Robert Meyers on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

Part-time and seasonal workers have been an integral part of business for decades. Large retail chains, supermarket chains, restaurant and food chains, and hospitality services all employ large numbers of part-time employees.

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Tags: ppaca, cobra coverage, COBRA software, COBRA qualifying event, ppaca exchanges, cobra eligible workers

COBRA Administration Conundrums: Divorce + COBRA = Trouble?

Posted by Robert Meyers on Tue, May 21, 2013 @ 15:05 PM

COBRA CONUNDRUMS reprinted from the February, 2012 issue of Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine featuring our very own Robert Meyers.

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Tags: cobra administration, cobra conundrums, cobra administrator, COBRA qualifying event, cobra and divorce

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