When Can Employers Terminate COBRA Coverage During the COVID-19 Outbreak Period?
Nov 02, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many employers have struggled with the practical problem of how to administer the various time extensions applicable to employee benefit plans due to COVID-19. On April 28, 2020, the DOL and IRS issued regulations extending deadlines for individuals to request midyear enrollments, exercise COBRA rights, pay COBRA premiums, and submit claims and appeals. [Extension of Certain Timeframes for Employee Benefit Plans, Participants, and Beneficiaries Affected by the COVID-19 Outbreak, published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2020.] (Read More)
Article By: Tripp VanderWal and Brett N. Liefbroer © Miller Johnson