How the Presidential Election Might Affect COBRA eligibility...
The polls for the presidential election open in less than two weeks and many of us in the healthcare industry need to forecast and prepare for either outcome. As we all know, the two primary candidates are Hillary Clinton,
Providing Retirees Notice of Their COBRA Rights
Did you know that retiring from employment is a COBRA Qualifying Event? The most common term used for this event type is “voluntary termination of employment”. Employers often ask about the requirement to offer COBRA continuation coverage, to individuals whom are terminating their employment due to retirement. These individuals typically become eligible to enroll in the employer-sponsored retirement health plans, after providing an “x” number of years of service. The misconception that retirement offered health plans act as a substitute for COBRA is very common amongst employers.