The Federal government does not make the COBRA Laws easy to follow. There are many "gotchas" that companies need to avoid in order to be compliant. Notices must be sent out on time, grace periods need tracking, eligibility must be reported timely, and there are a myriad of other responsibilities employers are faced with when it comes to compliance. It isn't just a matter of responsibility; there's also a time consuming task that someone in your human resources department is going to need to handle with care, while wearing all of the other "hats" that come with the job.
Could you defend your method of COBRA administration to an IRS agent or in a court of law? Take a look at our compliance checklist to find out...