DOL Updates COBRA Forms, FAQs

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, allows eligible individuals to receive COBRA coverage 100% premium free from April 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021. When the act was signed, we were told new sample COBRA notices would be published in April. As of this writing, the DOL has created a new website with information about the COBRA Subsidies.  The model forms are on it, along with FAQ’s and other information.  Here are some links:

This article discusses the COBRA-related provisions of the ARPA in more detail. Call Employers Council with questions; we can help.