Yes. Until an individual is notified that they are eligible for a COBRA subsidy, active COBRA participants should pay premiums. Active COBRA participants who have
Plan sponsors are responsible for paying premiums to the carrier and will receive a tax credit against their quarterly payroll taxes. The specific process to
If the individual intended to have continuous coverage, they would be responsible for any premiums incurred prior to April 1, 2021. If an individual intends
AEIs must be notified no later than May 31, 2021 of their right to coverage and will have 60 days to elect coverage.
Model General Notice and COBRA Continuation Coverage Election Notice For use by group health plans for qualified beneficiaries who have qualifying events occurring from April
The COBRA government subsidies are based on the amount the AEI is responsible for. If coverage is already being subsidized, it would not also receive
Current guidance indicates that if an individual has access to another group plan, they would not be eligible for a subsidy.
There has not been clear guidance on the definition of voluntary vs. involuntary termination. Plan sponsors must use their best judgment when identifying assistance eligible