Forgetting a spouse is never a good thing but when it comes to COBRA compliance, it can have legal ramifications. Considering the legal ramifications and that it’s one of the most common COBRA compliance errors made by employers, we figured it was a worthwhile topic.
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Cobra compliance entails a myriad of nuances that can leave even the most informed COBRA administrator confused. Identifying who is eligible, what, how, and when notices are to be given is only the beginning of COBRA compliance.
Administering COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) can be both complex and confusing for employers. There are many deadlines and getting COBRA deadlines wrong can have significant legal consequences. COBRA, not unlike many employment laws, provides grace periods that favor the (former) employee.
Can your organization pass a COBRA self-audit? Sometimes COBRA can fall to the bottom of the priority list. If you’re like most HR professionals, you’re juggling a gaggle of other projects and issues – enrollment deadlines, compensation issues, staff development and many more. While COBRA compliance may not seem like a top priority, ignoring it […]