On April 7, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released various documents pertaining to the COBRA premium assistance provisions contained in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). As Ascela continues to review this new information, we want to provide our clients with the latest ARPA/COBRA updates.
DOL has compiled several links regarding the COBRA Subsidy and Model Notices, all of which we have provided below.
COBRA Premium Assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
COBRA Premium Subsidy Dedicated Page: https://www.dol.gov/COBRA-subsidy
General Notice and Election Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ebsa/laws-and-regulations/laws/cobra/premium-subsidy/model-general-and-election-notice.pdf
Notice in Connection with Extended Election Period: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ebsa/laws-and-regulations/laws/cobra/premium-subsidy/model-extended-election-periods-notice.pdf
Notice of Expiration of Premium Assistance: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ebsa/laws-and-regulations/laws/cobra/premium-subsidy/notice-of-premium-assistance-expiration-premium.pdf
Summary of the COBRA Premium Assistance Provisions: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ebsa/laws-and-regulations/laws/cobra/premium-subsidy/summary-of-provisions.pdf
For additional information or if you need further assistance please reach out to your Dedicated Account Manager, they will be happy to assist.