CMS Is Considering A Post-COBRA Special Enrollment Period

By Amy Lotven / April 7, 2021 at 4:05 PM
CMS tells Inside Health Policy it is actively considering Democratic leaders’ request for a special enrollment period (SEP) that would allow people getting fully subsidized COBRA under the American Rescue Plan to enroll in ACA coverage through healthcare.gov once their benefits wind down in September. “CMS is actively considering this issue and recognizes the importance of helping individuals with COBRA subsidies gain access to coverage after the subsidies end,” a spokesperson tells Inside Health Policy. On Tuesday...

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